The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Viatel UK Limited) Order 1997

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1997/2561/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1997-09-17

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 2561

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Viatel UK Limited) Order 1997

Made
17th September 1997

Laid before Parliament
29th October 1997

Coming into force
27th November 1997

Whereas the Secretary of State has granted to Viatel UK Limited on 28 April 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 (Viatel UK Limited) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 27th November 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
17th September 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
The Secretary of State granted to Viatel UK Limited on 28 April 1997 a licence under section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1984 to run the telecommunication systems specified in the licence. A copy of the licence was laid before Parliament on 29th October 1997. This Order designates those telecommunication systems as public telecommunication systems. Conse quently, by virtue of section 9(3) of that Act, Viatel UK Limited will be a public telecommunications operator when this Order comes into force on 27th November 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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