A Bill To make provision about electronic communications infrastructure and services; to provide for restricting access to online pornography; to make provision about protection of intellectual property in connection with electronic communications; to make provision about data-sharing; to make provision about functions of OFCOM in relation to the BBC; to provide for determination by the BBC of age-related TV licence fee concessions; to make provision about the regulation of direct marketing; to make other provision about OFCOM and its functions; and for connected purposes.
The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons and given its First Reading on 5 July 2016.
- Visit the UK Parliament website to view the Bill
- The Law Society of Scotland's briefing issued ahead of the Second Reading in the House of Lords on 13 December 2016.
- The Law Society of Scotland's amendments and reasons and effects submitted ahead of the Committee Stage in the House of Lords (December 2016)