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The Ofcom Broadcasting Code (with the Cross-promotion Code and the On Demand Programme Service Rules)

31 December 2020

The Ofcom Broadcasting Code ("the Code") covers all programmes broadcast on or after 23:00 on 31 December 2020.

We have also published guidance for broadcasters on the Ofcom Broadcasting Code which can be viewed in each section of the Code below.

Programmes broadcast prior to 23:00 on 31 December 2020 are covered by the version of the Code that was in force at the date of broadcast. See our legacy codes for previous versions of the Broadcasting Code.


The Broadcasting Code, section by section