The Broadcasting Act 1996 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-03-21

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 1005 (C.34)

BROADCASTING
The Broadcasting Act 1996 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1997

Made
21st March 1997

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on her by sections 128(2) and 149(2) of the Broadcasting Act 1996(1), hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Broadcasting Act 1996 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1997.

2.  In this Order, “the 1996 Act” means the Broadcasting Act 1996.

3.  The transfer date appointed for the purposes of section 128(2) of the 1996 Act shall be 1st April 1997.

4.  The following provisions of the 1996 Act shall come into force on 1st April 1997:—

Section 73, so far as it is not yet in force

Section 85

Section 95

Sections 106 to 130

Section 147, so far as it is not yet in force

Section 148, so far as it is not yet in force

Schedule 2, so far as it is not yet in force

Schedule 3

Schedule 4

Schedule 10, so far as it is not yet in force

Schedule 11, so far as it is not yet in force.

Virginia Bottomley
Secretary of State for National Heritage
21st March 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force as from 1st April 1997 those provisions of the Broadcasting Act 1996 relating to restricted services, the Gaelic Broadcasting Fund and the establishment of the Broadcasting Standards Commission.
Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)
The following provisions of the Act have been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order.


Provision
Date of Commencement
S.I. No.

Section 73 (partially), section 104, and Schedule 2 (partially)
10.8.1996
1996/2120

Section 2 (partially)
15.9.1996
1996/2120

Sections 1 to 40, 41 (partially), 42 to 72, 73 (partially), 79, 81, 84, 86, 91, 97 to 103, 105, 137, 138, 140 to 142, 147 (partially), 148 (partially), Schedule 1, Schedule 2 (partially), Schedule 9, Schedule 10 (partially) and Schedule 11 (partially)
1.10.1996
1996/2120

Sections 73 (partially), 87, 89, 93, 94, 96, 139, 143 to 146, 148 (partially), Schedule 2 (partially), Schedule 10 (partially) and Schedule 11 (partially).
1.11.1996
1996/2120


(1)
1996 c. 55.
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