239. Restriction on changes in control over holder of national licence.



    (1)     any change in the persons having control over a body1 to which a national licence2 has been awarded or transferred3, or over an associated programme provider4, takes place within the relevant period5; and


    (2)     that change takes place without having been previously approved for these purposes by Ofcom6,

then Ofcom may, if the licence has not yet been granted, refuse to grant it to the body referred to in head (1) above or, if it has already been granted, serve on that body a notice revoking it