230. Relevant independent radio services: general licence provisions.

A licence1 granted under Part III of the Broadcasting Act 19902 must be in writing and continues in force3:


    (1)     in the case of a licence to provide radio licensable content services4, until such time as it is surrendered or is revoked5; and


    (2)     in any other case, until whichever is the earlier of any such time or the end of the period specified in the licence6.

A licence may be granted by Ofcom7 for the provision of such a service as is specified in the licence or for the provision of a service of such a description as is