Broadcasting Act 2009


Minister’s functions in relation to electronic communications networks and electronic communications services.

184.— (1) Without prejudice to the Minister’s functions under this or any other enactment, the Minister has the power and is deemed always to have had the power, by himself or herself, or in conjunction with any other person, to fund, install, own and operate electronic communications networks and to provide electronic communications services, including where such networks or services are for the purpose of providing broadcasting services.

(2) The Minister has all such incidental, supplemental, ancillary and consequential powers as are necessary or expedient for the purpose of the exercise by him or her of the above powers.

(3) The exercise of the powers referred to in subsections (1) and (2) is subject to all requirements otherwise imposed by law.

(4) The powers referred to in subsections (1) and (2) are in addition to and not in substitution for any other powers or functions of the Minister under this or any other enactment.