Broadcast Bulletin Issue number 196 19/12/11
Ummah Talk, Politics and Beyond, Muslimah Dilemma, Torchwood, The Exorcist, Big Brother, ****Babes, Red Light Central, Debate Night, Advertisement for Harvey Water Softeners and Complaint by Ms G
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a) Ofcoms Broadcasting Code (the Code) the most recent version of which took effect on 28 February 2011 and covers all programmes broadcast on or after 28 February 2011. The Broadcasting Code can be found here.
Note: Programmes broadcast prior to 28 February 2011 are covered by the version of the Code that was in force at the date of broadcast.
b) Programmes broadcast prior to 16 December 2009 are covered by the 2005 Code which came into effect on 25 July 2005 (with the exception of Rule 10.17 which came into effect on 1 July 2005) and can be found here.
c) Code on the Scheduling of Television Advertising (“COSTA”) can be found here.
d) Other codes and requirements that may also apply to broadcasters, depending on their circumstances. These include the Code on Television Access Services (which sets out how much subtitling, signing and audio description relevant licensees must provide), the Code on Electronic Programme Guides, the Code on Listed Events, and the Cross Promotion Code, can be found here.