283. Grants by Ofcom to community radio providers.

283.     Grants by Ofcom to community radio providers.

Ofcom1 may make such grants as Ofcom considers appropriate to the provider of any community radio service2 in relation to which the Secretary of State has made an order3 that is for the time being in force4.

Such a grant may be made on such terms and conditions, and will become repayable to Ofcom in such circumstances, as may be specified by Ofcom when making the grant5.