165. Regulatory regime that applies to Channel 3 as a licensed public service channel.

The regulatory regime for every licensed public service channel1 (of which Channel 32 is one) includes a condition:

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    (1)     requiring the provider of the channel to fulfil the public service remit for that channel3 (the public service remit for every Channel 3 service4 being the provision of a range of high quality and diverse programming)5;

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    (2)     requiring the provider of the channel: (a) at annual intervals6, to prepare a statement of programme policy; and (b) to monitor his own performance in the carrying out of the proposals contained in the statements made in pursuance of the condition7; and, in