185. Regulatory regime that applies to Channel 5 as a licensed public service channel.

D.     Regulatory Regime that applies to Channel 5

185.     Regulatory regime that applies to Channel 5 as a licensed public service channel.

The regulatory regime for every licensed public service channel1 includes a condition:

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    (1)     requiring the provider of the channel to fulfil the public service remit for that channel2, the public service remit for Channel 53 being the provision of a range of high quality and diverse programming4;

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    (2)     requiring the provider of the channel: (a) at annual intervals5 to prepare a statement of programme policy; and (b) to monitor his own performance in the carrying out