219. Licensing of digital programme services.

An application for a licence to provide digital programme services (a 'digital programme licence')1 must be made under Part I of the Broadcasting Act 19962 in such manner as Ofcom3 may determine4. The application must be accompanied by such fee (if any) as Ofcom may determine5.

At any time after receiving such an application and before determining it, Ofcom may require the applicant to furnish such additional information as it may consider necessary for the purpose of considering the application6 and, if Ofcom so requires, the information so furnished must be in such form or verified in such manner as