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Captioning service provided for part of program

                   For the purposes of this Part, if:

                     (a)  a television program is transmitted on:

                              (i)  a commercial television broadcasting service provided by a commercial television broadcasting licensee; or

                             (ii)  a national television broadcasting service provided by a national broadcaster; or

                            (iii)  a subscription television service provided by a subscription television licensee; and

                     (b)  the audio component of the television program consists:

                              (i)  partly of human vocal content that is recognisable as being in the English language; and

                             (ii)  partly of other content; and

                     (c)  a captioning service is provided for the human vocal content covered by subparagraph (b)(i);

the licensee or the national broadcaster, as the case may be, is taken to have provided a captioning service for the program.

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