Department for Culture Media and Sport

statement of new regulation

The Statement of New Regulation (SNR) covers all new regulatory measures that fall within the scope of One-in, Two-out. The list contains a short description of each measure, the expected date of implementation and a link to the latest available impact assessment (where published). Measures have been broken down into three main categories, INs, OUTs and ZERO NET COSTs.


Table of DCMS Fifth Statement of New Regulation (SNR5) Measures

This summarises the deregulatory and regulatory measures introduced by DCMS between January and June 2013 and the net costs on business. Note that Government Equalities Office (GEO) measures have been included in the DCMS balance from SNR5 onwards following a machinery of government change in September 2012. GEO measures brought into force prior to SNR5 remain under the Home Office (HO) balance.

1. INs

Impact Assessment Number Title of Measure Purpose of the Measure  Date the measure is due to come into force Equivalent Annual Net Cost to Business (£m, 2009) Impact Assessment 
 GEO1030  Equality Act 2010: Section 40 (2)-(4)  To remove liability on employers for harassment of their employees by third parties such as customers.  Mar-13  £0.3m  To be published at commencement
 DCMS004  The Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003: off line publications  To extend the requirement on publishers to deposit new print publications to CDs and microfilms.  Apr-13  £0.0m  To be published at commencement

2. ZEROs - N/A

3. OUTs

Impact Assessment Number Title of Measure Purpose of the Measure  Date the measure is due to come into force Equivalent Annual Net Cost to Business (£m, 2009) Impact Assessment 
 GEO1033  Equality Act 2010: section 138  To remove obligation on employers to respond to information requests from persons that have a potential harassment case.  Mar-13 -£0.8m  To be published at commencement
 DCMS006  The Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003: on line publications  To extend the requirement on publishers to deposit new print publications to online publications.  Apr-13  -£0.8m  To be published at commencement
 DCMS033  Amendment to Licensing Act 2003  To reduce licensing requirements for live entertainment according to audience numbers.  Apr-13  To be confirmed with the RPC  To be published at commencement
 DCMS037  Amendment to gambling Act 2005: airside gaming machines  To change the provisions governing the availability of entitlements to gaming machines at premises selling alcohol at airports.  Apr-13  To be confirmed with the RPC  To be published at commencement
 DCMS045  Amendment to Gambling Act 2005: trackside employment  To change the rules to allow u18s to be employed at “sporting venues” which have betting premises.  Apr-13  To be confirmed with the RPC  To be published at commencement
 DCMS048  Heritage proposal in the Enterprise and
Regulatory Reform (ERR) Bill
 To deregulate non-planning consents related to heritage protection (implementing Penfold Review recommendations) and to deregulate management of Osborne House by English Heritage.  Apr-13  -£0.0m  To be published at commencement
 DCMS050 / Hospitality, food and drink  Amendment to the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1967  To remove the requirement for retailers to send notification of TV sales to TV licensing.  Apr-13  -£2.5m  To be published at commencement
 DCMS055  Amendment to Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill – listed building consent  To simplify the listed building consent regime (implements Penfold Review recommendation).  Apr-13  -£2.5m  To be published at commencement

4. EU

Impact Assessment Number Title of Measure Purpose of the Measure  Date the measure is due to come into force Equivalent Annual Net Cost to Business (£m, 2009) Impact Assessment 
 DCMS062  The Mobile Roaming (European Communities Amendment) Regulations 2012  To give powers to Ofcom to supervise and enforce EU regulations on mobile roaming services  Feb-13  To be confirmed with the RPC  To be published at commencement
 DCMS051  The Authorisation of Frequency Use for the Provision of Mobile Satellite Services  To implement a pan-European enforcement mechanism on operators of mobile satellite services.  Jan-13  £0.0m  To be published at commencement


Table of DCMS Fourth Statement of New Regulation (SNR4) Measures

This summaries the deregulatory and regulatory measures introduced by DCMS between July and December 2012 and the net costs on business.

1. INs - N/A
2. ZEROs – N/A
2. OUTs

Impact Assessment Number Title of Measure Purpose of the Measure  Date the measure is due to come into force Equivalent Annual Net Cost to Business (£m, 2009) Impact Assessment 
 DCMS014  Exempting Live Music from the Provisions of the Licensing Act 2003  To remove unnecessary regulatory burdens relating to live music provision and reduce costs that deter small venues from staging live music.  Oct-12  -£0.4m  Proposal to exempt live music from the Licensing Act 2003

   


Table of DCMS Third Statement of New Regulation (SNR3) Measures

This summaries the deregulatory and regulatory measures introduced by DCMS between January and June 2012 and the net costs on business.

1. INs - N/A

2. ZEROs

Impact Assessment Number Title of Measure Purpose of the Measure  Date the measure is due to come into force Equivalent Annual Net Cost to Business (£m, 2009) Impact Assessment 
 DCMS005  Local TV: Implementing a new framework  To introduce 3 Statutory Instruments which taken together will lay the foundation for a vibrant and sustainable new Local TV framework  June 2012  £0.0m  Local TV: implementing a new framework
 DCMS038  Implementing the new PEGI Classification System for Video Games  To amend the Video Recordings (Labelling) Regulations 2010 in order to implement the UK's new video games classification and labelling regime.  April 2012  £0.0m  Video recording labelling regulations 2011
 DCMS043  Local TV and Independent Producers  To consider removal of the quota on local TV services to carry independent productions and consider measures to allow independent production companies bid for local TV licences.  April 2012  £0.0m  Independent producers and local TV

3. OUTs

Impact Assessment Number Title of Measure Purpose of the Measure Date the measure is due to come into force * Equivalent Annual Net Cost to Business (£m, 2009)  Impact Assessment
 DCMS031 Adjustments to Gambling Operating Licence Fees To amend the Gambling Commission fees (the fees that the industry pay for their regulation) to ensure that they best reflect full regulatory cost recovery, and introduce some deregulatory measures to the existing regime, so that overall costs to business can be reduced April 2012 -£0.7m Adjustments to gambling operating licence fees
 DCMS044 Amendments to Schedule 6 of the Gambling Act 2005 To facilitate better information sharing and enable the effective control of betting integrity issues and ensure relevant sports bodies are included in Schedule 6 so that information sharing can happen in a timely and effective manner to fight against sports better corruption. April 2012 -£0.1m Information sharing and control of betting integrity issues


    

Table of DCMS Second Statement of New Regulation (SNR2) Measures

This summaries the deregulatory and regulatory measures introduced by DCMS between July and December 2011 and the net costs on business.

1. INs - N/A

2. ZEROs

Impact Assessment Number Title of the Measure Purpose of the Measure Date the measure is due to come in force

Equivalent Annual Net Cost to Business  (£m,2009) 

Impact Assessment
DCMS10 The Media Ownership (Radio and Cross media) order 2010 Removal of local cross media ownership rules August 2011 £0m The Media Ownership (Radio and Cross-media) Order 2011

2. Outs

Impact Assessment Number Title of the Measure Purpose of the Measure Date the measure is due to come in force Equivalent Annual Net Cost to Business  (£m,2009)  Impact Assessment
DCMS007 Gambling Act 2005: Category B3 Gaming Machine The government wants to give Adult Gaming Centres (AGCs) and bingo clubs more operational flexibility and freedom to take commercial decisions to prevent further closures and job losses. July 2011 -£8.6m The Gambling Act 2005 (Gaming Machines in Adult Gaming Centres and Bingo Premises) Order 2011

Further information

BIS Statement of New Regulation