355. Consideration and adjudication by Ofcom of fairness complaints.

Subject to it being duly made1, every fairness complaint2 made to Ofcom3 must be considered by Ofcom either at a hearing or, if it thinks fit, without a hearing4. Such hearings must be held in private; and where such a hearing is held in respect of a fairness complaint, each of the following persons must be given an opportunity to attend and be heard5, namely:

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    (1)     the complainant6;

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    (2)     the relevant person7;

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    (3)     any person not falling within head (1) or head (2) above who appears to Ofcom to have been responsible for the making or provision of that pro