285. Digital switchover: variation of licence period.

If the Secretary of State1:


    (1)     has not nominated a date for digital switchover2 for one or more relevant renewed services3; or


    (2)     has withdrawn the nomination of such a date and has not nominated another such date,

the Secretary of State may give notice to Ofcom4 fixing a date (the 'termination date') in relation to that service or such of those services as are specified or described in the notice5. If the period for which a licence to provide a relevant renewed service is to continue in force ends after the termination date fixed for the service, Ofcom must