1997 No. 2909
The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Sussex Cable & Telecoms Limited) Order 1997
3rd December 1997
Laid before Parliament
9th December 1997
Coming into force
7th January 1998
Whereas the Secretary of State has granted to Sussex 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 (Sussex 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.
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Small Firms, Trade and Industry,
Department of Trade and Industry
3rd December 1997
(This note is not part of the Order)
The Secretary of State granted to Sussex 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 the Arun District, embracing Bognor Regis, Littlehampton and Arundel, and that part of the Chichester District south of the South Downs Way. 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, Sussex 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.
1984 c. 12.