137. Operating licences for the UK Public Services set and published by Ofcom.

137.     Operating licences for the UK Public Services set and published by Ofcom.

Ofcom1 must set and publish one or more operating licences for the UK Public Services2.

Ofcom also must impose operating licence regulatory conditions3 on the BBC4; and Ofcom may impose such further regulatory conditions it considers appropriate for requiring the BBC, in carrying out the UK Public Services, to fulfil the BBC's mission and promote the public purposes5, or to secure that the audiences in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England are well served6.

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