1997 No. 315
The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Telewest Communications Fylde and Wyre Limited) Order 1997
12th February 1997
Laid before Parliament
13th February 1997
Coming into force
14th March 1997
Whereas the Secretary of State has granted to Telewest Communications Fylde and Wyre Limited on 19th December 1996 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 him by section 9 of the Act, hereby makes the following Order:
1. This Order may be cited as the Public Telecommunication System Designation (Telewest Communications Fylde and Wyre Limited) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 14th March 1997.
2. Each of the Applicable Systems is hereby designated as a public telecommunication system.
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Science and Technology,
Department of Trade and Industry
12th February 1997
(This note is not part of the Order)
The Secretary of State granted to Telewest Communications Fylde and Wyre Limited a licence on 19th December 1996 under section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1984 to run the telecommunication systems specified in that Licence in the whole of the Borough of Blackpool, the part of Fylde Borough which is not already within the Central Lancashire Cable franchise and part of Wyre Borough west of the River Wyre, including Fleetwood. A copy of the licence was laid before Parliament on 13th February 1997. This Order designates those telecommunication systems as public telecommunication systems. Consequently, by virtue of section 9(3) of that Act, Telewest Communications Fylde and Wyre Limited will be a public telecommunications operator when the Order comes into force on 14th March 1997.
A copy of the licence may be obtained from the Office of Telecommunications, 50 Ludgate Hill, London EC4M 7JJ.
1984 c. 12.