The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Shropshire Cable & Telecoms Limited) Order 1997

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1997/2910/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1997-12-03

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 2910

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Shropshire Cable & Telecoms Limited) Order 1997

Made
3rd December 1997

Laid before Parliament
9th December 1997

Coming into force
7th January 1998

Whereas the Secretary of State has granted to Shropshire Cable & Telecoms Limited on 7 July 1997 a licence (“the Licence”) under section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1984(1) (“the Act”), to which section 8 of the Act applies, for the running of the telecommunication systems specified in the Licence (“the Applicable Systems”):

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on her by section 9 of the Act, hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Public Telecommunication System Designation (Shropshire Cable & Telecoms Limited) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 7th January 1998.

2.  Each of the Applicable Systems is hereby designated as a public telecommunication system.

Barbara Roche
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Small Firms, Trade and Industry,
Department of Trade and Industry
3rd December 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
The Secretary of State granted to Shropshire Cable & Telecoms Limited a licence on 7 July 1997 under section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1984 to run the telecommunication systems specified in that Licence in Shrewsbury and Atcham, Bridgnorth and the District of South Staffordshire. A copy of the licence was laid before Parliament on 9th December 1997. This Order designates those telecommunication systems as public telecommunication systems. Consequently, by virtue of section 9(3) of that Act, Shropshire Cable & Telecoms Limited will be a public telecommunications operator when the Order comes into force on 7th January 1998.
A copy of the licence may be obtained from the Office of Telecommunications, 50 Ludgate Hill, London EC4M 7JJ.

(1)
1984 c. 12.
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