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Electronic Communications Bill

This is the text of the Electronic Communications Bill, as amended in Grand Committee in the House of Lords and printed on 14th March 2000.

 
 
  
Electronic Communications Bill
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

PART I
CRYPTOGRAPHY SERVICE PROVIDERS
Clause 
1.Register of approved providers.
2.Arrangements for the grant of approvals.
3.Delegation of approval functions.
4.Restrictions on disclosure of information.
5.Regulations under Part I.
6.Provision of cryptography support services.

PART II
FACILITATION OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE, DATA STORAGE, ETC.
7.Electronic signatures and related certificates.
8.Power to modify legislation.
9.Section 8 orders.
10.Modifications in relation to Welsh matters.

PART III
MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTAL
Telecommunications licences
11.Modification of licences by the Director.
12.Appeals against modifications of licence conditions.

Supplemental
13.Ministerial expenditure etc.
14.Prohibition on key escrow requirements.
15.General interpretation.
16.Short title, commencement, extent.
 


 
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