162. Temporary provision of regional Channel 3 licensed service for additional area.

Where it appears to Ofcom1:

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    (1)     that, whether as a result of the revocation of an existing regional Channel 3 licence2 or for any other reason, there will be, in the case of a particular area3, a temporary lack of any regional Channel 3 service licensed4 to be provided for that area5; but

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    (2)     that it would be reasonably practicable for the holder of a licence6 to provide a regional Channel 3 service for any other such area also to provide his licensed service for the area referred to in head (1) above