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Now, how do we do that without some sort of statutory cover? I understand the point you make entirely, and you're probably aware, the Irish model merely prescribes what the regulator has to be able to do and then the regulator is approved, because somebody says, "Actually, yes, it does tick all the boxes", and then it gets on with the job, and there are other ways of achieving it, as you've just identified the Advertising Standards Authority and the like.

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