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Communications Bill
Schedule 18 — Transitional Provisions

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              (b)             may be varied or superseded by another undertaking; and

              (c)             may be released by the Secretary of State.

          (5)      The Secretary of State shall, as soon as reasonably practicable, consider any

representations received by him in relation to varying or releasing an

undertaking under this paragraph.

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          (6)      Paragraph 10 of Schedule 7 to the Enterprise Act 2002 (c. 40) (order-making

power where final undertakings not fulfilled) shall apply in relation to an

undertaking under this paragraph as it applies in relation to an undertaking

under paragraph 9 of that Schedule to that Act but as if—

              (a)             in sub-paragraph (2) the words from “for any” to “66(6)” were

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omitted; and

              (b)             sub-paragraph (3) were omitted.

          (7)      The following provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002 shall apply in relation to

an undertaking under this paragraph or an order made by virtue of sub-

paragraph (6) as they apply in relation to an undertaking under paragraph

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9 of Schedule 7 to that Act or (as the case may be) an order under paragraph

10 of that Schedule to that Act—

              (a)             section 90 and Schedule 10 (procedural requirements for certain

undertakings and orders);

              (b)             section 91 (register of undertakings and orders);

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              (c)             section 92 (duty of OFT to monitor undertakings and orders);

              (d)             section 93 (further role of OFT in relation to undertakings and

orders); and

              (e)             section 94 (rights to enforce undertakings and orders).

          (8)      Section 399 of this Act shall not apply in relation to the power of the

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Secretary of State to make an order which is exercisable by virtue of sub-

paragraph (6) but supplementary provisions of Part 3 of the Enterprise Act

2002 which relate to the making of an order under paragraph 10 of Schedule

7 to that Act shall apply in relation to the making of an order by virtue of

sub-paragraph (6).

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          (9)                        Section 399 of this Act shall not apply in relation to the power of the

Secretary of State to make an order under section 91(6)(a) of the Enterprise

Act 2002 as applied by virtue of sub-paragraph (7)(b) above but

supplementary provisions of Part 3 of the Enterprise Act 2002 which relate

to the making of an order under section 91(6)(a) of that Act shall apply in

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relation to the making of an order under that provision as applied by virtue

of sub-paragraph (7)(b) above.

Orders in Council under section 6 of the Continental Shelf Act 1964

  63       If an Order in Council made, or having effect as if made, in exercise of a

power conferred by virtue of section 6 of the Continental Shelf Act 1964

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(c. 29) is in force immediately before the commencement of section 406 of

this Act in relation to provisions of—

              (a)             the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949 (c. 54), or

              (b)             the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1998 (c. 6),

           that Order is to have effect after the commencement of section 406 of this Act

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as an Order in Council made in exercise of the powers conferred by that

section of this Act.

 

 

Communications Bill
Schedule 19 — Repeals

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Interpretation of Schedule

  64       In this Schedule—

                    “the 1984 Act” means the Telecommunications Act 1984 (c. 12);

                    “the abolition of licensing” means the coming into force of the repeal by

this Act of section 7 of the 1984 Act;

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                    “the Director” means the Director General of Telecommunications;

                    “the ITC” means the Independent Television Commission.

Schedule 19

Section 403

 

Repeals

(1) Enactments

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Telegraph Act 1899 (c. 38)

The whole Act.

 
 

Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949

In section 1—

 
 

(c. 54)

     (a)    subsection (1A);

 
  

     (b)    in subsection (4), the words “other than a

 

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television licence” and the words from “; and

 
  

a television licence” onwards;

 
  

     (c)    subsections (6) and (7).

 
  

Section 1D(1), (2), (7) and (8).

 
  

Section 1F.

 

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Section 2.

 
  

In section 3(1), the words after paragraph (d)

 
  

from “and different” to “classes of case:”.

 
  

Section 9.

 
  

In section 10(2), the words after paragraph (b).

 

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In section 11(1)—

 
  

     (a)    paragraph (i) of the proviso;

 
  

     (b)    in paragraph (ii) of the proviso the

 
  

words “, and paragraph (i) of this proviso

 
  

shall not apply”.

 

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Section 14(1A)(e), (2) and (3)(b).

 
  

Section 15(4)(c) and the word “or” immediately

 
  

preceding it.

 
  

Section 19(2A) and (9).

 
  

Schedule 2.

 

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Army Act 1955 (3 & 4 Eliz. 2

In section 44B(5), the definition of

 
 

c. 18)

“telecommunication system” and the word

 
  

“and” immediately preceding it.

 
 

Air Force Act 1955 (3 & 4 Eliz. 2

In section 44B(5), the definition of

 
 

c. 19)

“telecommunication system” and the word

 

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“and” immediately preceding it.

 
 

Naval Discipline Act 1957

In section 29B(5), the definition of

 
 

(c. 53)

“telecommunication system” and the word

 
  

“and” immediately preceding it.

 
 

 

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Schedule 19 — Repeals

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Opencast Coal Act 1958 (c. 69)

In section 45(3), the word “a” before

 
  

“telecommunication apparatus”.

 
 

Continental Shelf Act 1964

Section 6.

 
 

(c. 29)

  

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Parliamentary Commissioner

In Schedule 2, the entries relating to the

 
 

Act 1967 (c. 13)

Broadcasting Standards Commission and the

 
  

Office of the Director General of

 
  

Telecommunications.

 
 

Marine, &c., Broadcasting

Section 6(2) and (7).

 

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(Offences) Act 1967 (c. 41)

  
 

Wireless Telegraphy Act 1967

Section 4.

 
 

(c. 72)

In section 7(5), paragraph (b) and the word “or”

 
  

immediately preceding it.

 
 

Fair Trading Act 1973 (c. 41)

Sections 57 to 62.

 

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In section 93B—

 
  

     (a)    in subsection (1)(b), the words “the

 
  

Telecommunications Act 1984 or”;

 
  

     (b)    in subsection (5), the words “section 13B

 
  

of the Telecommunications Act 1984 or”.

 

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House of Commons

In Part 2 of Schedule 1, the entries relating to—

 
 

Disqualification Act 1975

     (a)    the Broadcasting Standards

 
 

(c. 24)

Commission;

 
  

     (b)    Comataidh Craolaidh Gaidhlig;

 
  

     (c)    the Independent Television

 

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Commission;

 
  

     (d)    the Radio Authority.

 
  

In Part 3 of Schedule 1, the entry relating to the

 
  

Director General of Telecommunications.

 
 

Northern Ireland Assembly

In Part 2 of Schedule 1, the entries relating to—

 

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Disqualification Act 1975

     (a)    the Broadcasting Standards

 
 

(c. 25)

Commission;

 
  

     (b)    the Independent Television

 
  

Commission;

 
  

     (c)    the Radio Authority;

 

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     (d)    the Tribunal established under Part 2 of

 
  

the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949.

 
  

In Part 3 of Schedule 1, the entries relating to—

 
  

     (a)    the Director General of

 
  

Telecommunications;

 

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     (b)    a Director of the successor company

 
  

within the meaning of Part 5 of the

 
  

Telecommunications Act 1984.

 
 

Welsh Development Agency

In section 19(11), the definition of “appropriate

 
 

Act 1975 (c. 70)

authority”.

 

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Communications Bill
Schedule 19 — Repeals

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

British Telecommunications Act

In section 88—

 
 

1981 (c. 38)

     (a)    in subsection (1), the words from “, and

 
  

the special” to “Schedule 5,”;

 
  

     (b)    in subsection (2), the words “and 5”.

 

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In Schedule 4, paragraphs 2 to 18, 21 and 22.

 
  

In Schedule 5, paragraphs 1 and 3 to 22.

 
 

Acquisition of Land Act 1981

In section 28, paragraph (f).

 
 

(c. 67)

  
 

Telecommunications Act 1984

Sections 1 to 30.

 

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(c. 12)

Sections 34 to 49.

 
  

In section 50, subsections (2) to (6A).

 
  

Sections 51 to 55.

 
  

Section 60.

 
  

Section 61(1) to (6).

 

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Section 62.

 
  

Section 63(1) to (4).

 
  

Sections 64 to 67.

 
  

Sections 69 to 71.

 
  

In section 72—

 

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     (a)     in subsection (1), the words from the

 
  

beginning to “this Act,” and the words “and

 
  

development land tax”;

 
  

     (b)    subsections (2), (4) and (5).

 
  

Section 73.

 

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Sections 80 and 81.

 
  

Section 88.

 
  

Section 90.

 
  

In section 91—

 
  

     (a)    in subsection (2), the words “or section

 

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80(9)(b) above” and the words “for an offence

 
  

or (as the case may be) for the forfeiture of

 
  

any apparatus under that section”;

 
  

     (b)    in subsection (4), the words “and in

 
  

section 80(9)(b) above”.

 

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Section 92(4).

 
  

Section 93.

 
  

Sections 95 to 97.

 
  

In section 98(9), the words “and

 
  

‘telecommunication apparatus’”.

 

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In section 101—

 
  

     (a)    in subsection (2)(a), the words “or

 
  

transferred”;

 
  

     (b)    subsection (4).

 
  

Section 102.

 

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In section 104—

 
  

     (a)    in subsection (1), the words “2, 27L 60(1)

 
  

or (3), 69(2) or” and “, or paragraph 1 of

 
  

Schedule 5,”;

 
  

     (b)    subsection (3).

 

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Schedule 19 — Repeals

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Telecommunications Act 1984

In section 106(1), the definitions of—

 
 

(c. 12)—cont.

     (a)     “commercial activities connected with

 
  

telecommunications”;

 
  

     (b)    “consumer”, “monopoly situation”,

 

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“practice” and “supply”;

 
  

     (c)    “the Director”;

 
  

     (d)    “directory information service”;

 
  

     (e)    “disabled person” and “disabled”;

 
  

     (f)    “public telecommunications operator”;

 

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     (g)    “public telecommunications system”;

 
  

     (h)    “telecommunication apparatus”;

 
  

     (i)    “telecommunication service”;

 
  

     (j)    “telecommunications operator”;

 
  

     (k)    “telecommunication system”;

 

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     (l)     “transitional period”.

 
  

Section 107(1), (2) and (4).

 
  

In section 109—

 
  

     (a)    subsections (2) and (3);

 
  

     (b)    in subsection (4), the words “and the

 

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special transitional provisions with respect to

 
  

patents for inventions and registered designs

 
  

contained in Schedule 6 to this Act”;

 
  

     (c)    subsections (5) to (7).

 
  

Schedule 1.

 

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In Schedule 2—

 
  

     (a)    in paragraph 1(1), the words from

 
  

“‘telecommunications apparatus’ includes

 
  

any apparatus” onwards;

 
  

     (b)    in paragraph 9(2), the words “section

 

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11(1) of this Act,”;

 
  

     (c)    in paragraph 10(2)(b), the words

 
  

“(within the meaning of section 6 of this

 
  

Act)”;

 
  

     (d)    in paragraph 27(1), the words “section

 

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109(2) or (3) of or”.

 
  

In Schedule 4, paragraphs 2, 3, 12, 16, 28(2), 40,

 
  

55(1) and (7), 65, 80(1), 86(1), 89(5) and 90.

 
 

 

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Schedule 19 — Repeals

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Telecommunications Act 1984

In Schedule 5—

 
 

(c. 12)—cont.—cont.

     (a)    paragraphs 1 to 7;

 
  

     (b)    paragraph 8(2) and (4);

 
  

     (c)    paragraphs 9 to 14;

 

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     (d)    paragraphs 16 to 29;

 
  

     (e)    paragraphs 31 to 33;

 
  

     (f)    paragraph 35;

 
  

     (g)    paragraphs 38 to 42;

 
  

     (h)    paragraph 47;

 

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     (i)    in paragraph 48, in sub-paragraph (1),

 
  

the words “Part 1 of the Industry Act 1972

 
  

and” and in sub-paragraph (2), the words

 
  

“Part 1 of the Industry Act 1972 or”;

 
  

     (j)    paragraphs 49 to 51.

 

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Schedule 6.

 
 

Companies Consolidation

In Schedule 2, the entries relating to sections

 
 

(Consequential Provisions)

60(3), 61(4), 66, 70 and 73(1) of and Schedule 5

 
 

Act 1985 (c. 9)

to the Telecommunications Act 1984.

 
 

Surrogacy Arrangements Act

Section 3(6).

 

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1985 (c. 49)

  
 

Interception of

Schedule 2.

 
 

Communications Act 1985

  
 

(c. 56)

  
 

Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)

Section 298(1).

 

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Airports Act 1986 (c. 31)

Section 62(8).

 
 

Insolvency Act 1986 (c. 45)

In Schedule 2A, paragraph 10(1)(a).

 
 

Consumer Protection Act 1987

In Schedule 4, in paragraph 9(1), the words

 
 

(c. 43)

“28(6) and”.

 
 

Channel Tunnel Act 1987 (c. 53)

In Part 10 of Schedule 7, paragraph 1(2).

 

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Income and Corporation Taxes

In Schedule 29, in the Table in paragraph 32, the

 
 

Act 1988 (c. 1)

entries relating to sections 62(7) and 72(4) of

 
  

the Telecommunications Act 1984.

 
 

Legal Aid Act 1988 (c. 34)

In Schedule 5, paragraph 11.

 
 

Copyright, Designs and Patents

In section 69(2), the word “or” at the end of

 

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Act 1988 (c. 48)

paragraph (b).

 
  

In Schedule 2, the word “or” at the end of

 
  

paragraph 17(2)(b).

 
  

In Schedule 7, paragraph 27.

 
 

Housing Act 1988 (c. 50)

In Part 2 of Schedule 10, paragraph 19.

 

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Electricity Act 1989 (c. 29)

In Schedule 4, in paragraph 12, the definitions of

 
  

“public telecommunications operator” and of

 
  

“telecommunication apparatus”,  

 
  

“telecommunication system” and “the

 
  

telecommunications code”.

 

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Companies Act 1989 (c. 40)

In Schedule 18, paragraph 28.

 
 

 

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Schedule 19 — Repeals

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Companies Act 1989 (c. 40)—

In Schedule 20, paragraph 2.

 
 

cont.

  
 

Planning (Consequential

In Schedule 2, paragraph 63.

 
 

Provisions) Act 1990 (c. 11)

  

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Courts and Legal Services Act

In Schedule 10, paragraph 8.

 
 

1990 (c. 41)

  
 

Broadcasting Act 1990 (c. 42)

Sections 1 and 2.

 
  

In section 4(3), the words from “and the

 
  

amount” onwards.

 

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In section 5—

 
  

     (a)    subsection (6A)(a);

 
  

     (b)    subsection (6B).

 
  

Sections 6 to 12.

 
  

In section 15(3), paragraphs (c) to (e).

 

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In section 16—

 
  

     (a)    subsections (2) and (3);

 
  

     (b)    in subsection (4), the words from “; and

 
  

in applying” onwards;

 
  

     (c)    subsections (5) to (8).

 

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Section 20.

 
  

Section 21A.

 
  

In section 24, subsections (4) to (6).

 
  

Sections 25 to 27.

 
  

In section 29—

 

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     (a)    in subsection (2), paragraph (b) and the

 
  

word “and” immediately preceding it;

 
  

     (b)    subsection (3).

 
  

Sections 30 to 31A.

 
  

Sections 33 to 36.

 

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Sections 38 and 39.

 
  

In section 42A, paragraph (b) and the word

 
  

“and” immediately preceding it.

 
  

Chapters 3 and 4 of Part 1.

 
  

Section 48(5).

 

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In section 50—

 
  

     (a)    in subsection (1)(b)(ii), the words

 
  

“(subject to the approval of the Secretary of

 
  

State)”;

 
  

     (b)    subsection (7).

 

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Section 51(2) and (7).

 
  

In section 53(4), the words “before the relevant

 
  

date”.

 
  

Section 54(2)

 
  

In section 56(1)(b), the words “, and have the

 

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functions conferred by,”.

 
  

Section 57.

 
  

Section 59.

 
  

Section 60(1) to (3) and (6).

 
 

 

 
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