The Public Telecommunication System Designation (General Telecommunications Limited) Order 1997

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1997/2822/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1997-11-26

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 2822

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
The Public Telecommunication System Designation (General Telecommunications Limited) Order 1997

Made
26th November 1997

Laid before Parliament
27th November 1997

Coming into force
26th December 1997

Whereas the Secretary of State has granted to General Telecommunications Limited on 28 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 (General Telecommunications Limited) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 26th December 1997.

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
26th November 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
The Secretary of State granted to General Telecommunications Limited a licence on 28 July 1997 under section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1984 to run the telecommunication systems specified in that licence in the United Kingdom. A copy of the licence was laid before Parliament on 27th November 1997. This Order designates those telecommunication systems as public telecommunication systems. Consequently, by virtue of section 9(3) of that Act, General Telecommunications Limited will be a public telecommunications operator when the Order comes into force on 26th December 1997.
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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