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Broadcasting Codes

The Ofcom Broadcasting Code ("the Code"), the most recent version of which took effect on 21 March 2013, covers all programmes broadcast on or after 21 March 2013

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Côd Darlledu Ofcom (Sy'n cynnwys y Côd Trawshyrwyddo)  PDF Document  (689 kB)

March 2013 (Updated March 2015)

Broadcasting Codes

The Ofcom Broadcasting Code 2005  PDF Document  (452 kB)

July 2005

Other Codes

Code on the Scheduling of Television Advertising

This Code came into effect on 1 September 2008. Until then the Rules on the Amount and Distribution of Advertising applied.

Code on Sports and Other Listed and Designated Events

Restrictions on broadcasting listed sports events

Code on Electronic Programme Guides

Guidance on listing of public service and other channels and on disability access features

Legacy Codes

These include the Broadcasting Code that applied before 24 July 2005, and the Rules on the Amount of Distribution of Advertising that applied before 1 September 2008

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