380. Overview of scope.

(ii)     Scope of the Media Merger Regime

380.     Overview of scope.

For most cases, the standard jurisdictional criteria are applied to media mergers1. A transaction must usually constitute a relevant merger situation if the Secretary of State is to issue a media intervention notice2. An exception to this rule arises where a transaction satisfies a modified share of supply test3. The modified test applies only in the media context, and takes the place of the rules normally applied in special public interest cases4. As with other special public interest cases,