138. Regulatory obligations for the UK public services under the Framework Agreement.

138.     Regulatory obligations for the UK public services under the Framework Agreement.

The specified requirements under the Framework Agreement1 with which the BBC2 must comply, and which compliance Ofcom3 must enforce, include the regulatory obligations for the UK Public Services4 that the Framework Agreement also sets out5. Those obligations are as follows:

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    (1)     the BBC must not charge any person, either directly or indirectly, in respect of their reception in the UK, by any means, of: (a) the UK Public Services; (b) any assistance (such as subtitling, signing or audio-description) provided for disabled people in relation to