147. Regulatory obligations that are imposed on the Welsh Authority.

Obligations are imposed on the Welsh Authority1 that correspond to obligations that are included in the regulatory regime for licensed providers2.

Accordingly, it is the duty of the Welsh Authority to secure that the public service remits for each of its public television services is fulfilled3.

The public service remit for S4C4 is the provision of a broad range of high quality and diverse programming in a service in which:

  1.  

    (1)     a substantial proportion of the programmes consists of programmes in Welsh;

  2.  

    (2)     the programmes broadcast for viewing between 6.30 pm and 10.00 pm on every day of the week consist mainly of programmes in Welsh; and

  3.  

    (3)     the programmes that are not in Welsh are normally programmes which are being, have been or are to be broadcast on Channel 45.

The public service remit for S4C Digital6 is the provision of a broad range of high quality and diverse programming in a service in which a substantial proportion of the programmes consists of programmes in Welsh7.

The public service remit for a television programme

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