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Digital Economy Bill [HL]


 

Digital Economy Bill [HL]

 

[AS AMENDED IN COMMITTEE]

 
 

Contents

General duties of OFCOM

1   

General duties of OFCOM

2   

OFCOM reports on infrastructure, internet domain names etc

3   

OFCOM reports on media content

Online infringement of copyright

4   

Obligation to notify subscribers of reported infringements

5   

Obligation to provide infringement lists to copyright owners

6   

Approval of code about the initial obligations

7   

Initial obligations code by OFCOM in the absence of an approved code

8   

Contents of initial obligations code

9   

Progress reports

10   

Obligations to limit internet access: assessment and preparation

11   

Obligations to limit internet access

12   

Code by OFCOM about obligations to limit internet access

13   

Contents of code about obligations to limit internet access

14   

Enforcement of obligations

15   

Sharing of costs

16   

Interpretation and consequential provision

17   

Power to amend copyright provisions

Powers in relation to internet domain registries

18   

Powers in relation to internet domain registries

19   

Appointment of manager of internet domain registry

20   

Application to court to alter constitution of internet domain registry

Channel Four Television Corporation

21   

Functions of C4C in relation to media content

22   

Monitoring and enforcing C4C’s media content duties

Independent television services

23   

Determination of Channel 3 licence areas

24   

Initial expiry date for Channel 3 and 5 and public teletext licences

25   

Initial expiry date: consequential provision

 

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26   

Report by OFCOM on public teletext service

27   

Power to remove OFCOM’s duty to secure provision of public teletext service

28   

Appointed providers of regional or local news

29   

Broadcasting of programmes in Gaelic

Independent radio services

30   

Digital switchover

31   

Renewal of national radio licences

32   

Renewal and variation of local radio licences

33   

Variation of licence period following renewal

34   

Content and character of local sound broadcasting services

35   

Local radio multiplex services: frequency and licensed area

36   

Renewal of radio multiplex licences

Regulation of television and radio services

37   

Application of regulatory regimes to broadcasters

Access to electromagnetic spectrum

38   

Payment for licences

39   

Enforcement of licence terms etc

Video recordings

40   

Classification of video games etc

41   

Designated authority for video games etc

Copyright and performers’ property rights: licensing and penalties

42   

Extension and regulation of licensing of copyright and performers’ rights

43   

Increase of penalties relating to infringing articles or illicit recordings

Public lending right

44   

Public lending right

General

45   

Power to make consequential provision etc

46   

Repeals

47   

Extent

48   

Commencement

49   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

Classification of video games etc: supplementary provision

Schedule 2   —   

Licensing of copyright and performers’ property rights

Part 1   —   

Regulation of licensing bodies

Part 2   —   

Performers’ property rights

Schedule 3   —   

Repeals

 
 

 
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