314. Membership of Gaelic Media Service.

314.     Membership of Gaelic Media Service.

The Gaelic Media Service is to consist of not more than 12 members1, who are to be appointed by Ofcom2. Ofcom must appoint one of the members to be the chairman of the Service3. The approval of the Scottish Ministers4 is required for the appointment of a person as a member of the Service, and for the appointment of a member as their chairman5.

The members of the Service must include:

  1.  

    (1)     a member nominated by the BBC6;

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    (2)     a member nominated by Highlands and Islands Enterprise; and

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    (3)     a member nominated