The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Cignal Global Communications U.K. Limited) Order 1998

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1998/3008/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1998-12-03

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 3008

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Cignal Global Communications U.K. Limited) Order 1998

Made
3rd December 1998

Laid before Parliament
9th December 1998

Coming into force
7th January 1999

Whereas the Secretary of State has granted to Cignal Global Communications U.K. Limited on 6th August 1998 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 (Cignal Global Communications U.K. Limited) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 7th January 1999.

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 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
The Secretary of State granted to Cignal Global Communications U.K. Limited a licence on 6th August 1998 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 9th December 1998. This Order designates those telecommunication systems as public telecommunication systems. Consequently, by virtue of section 9(3) of that Act, Cignal Global Communications U.K. Limited will be a public telecommunications operator when the Order comes into force on 7th January 1999.
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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