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Broadcasting Act
(CHAPTER 28, Section 60)
Broadcasting (Exemption) Order
O 1
G.N. No. S 307/1996
(29th February 2004)
[15th July 1996]
1.  The Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts has exempted in relation to the provision of the following services, any person who provides any of the following services from sections 8 and 9 of the Broadcasting Act:
news wire services where the information is transmitted primarily for the purposes of news-gathering by broadcasting or newspaper companies;
financial information services where the financial information is transmitted without commentary and without alteration or addition to its form;
weather or traffic news services;
close circuit television surveillance services that are —
transmitted for reception within the confines of a single building, dwelling-house, hospital, educational institution, residential, commercial or industrial complex, or any single temporary or permanent structure; and
provided solely for the purpose of security surveillance;
airline in-flight entertainment and information services that are provided on aircraft;
computer on-line services other than computer on-line services subject to a class licence under the Broadcasting (Class Licence) Notification (N 1) or subject to a notice under paragraph 3A(1) of that Notification; or
other licensable broadcasting services that are regulated or licensed by the Government, or a statutory authority, under any written law.


Broadcasting (Exemption) Order
(CHAPTER 28, O 1)
This Legislative History is provided for the convenience of users of the Broadcasting (Exemption) Order. It is not part of this Order.
G. N. No. S 307/1996—Exemption
Date of commencement
15 July 1996
1997 Revised Edition—Broadcasting (Exemption) Order 1997
Date of operation
15 July 1997
Date of operation
29 February 2004
G.N. No. S 600/2014—Broadcasting (Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2014
Date of commencement
15 September 2014