The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Teleport UK Limited (trading as Satellite Media Services)) Order 1999

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1999/2954/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1999-10-28

Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 2954

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Teleport UK Limited (trading as Satellite Media Services)) Order 1999

Made
28th October 1999

Laid before Parliament
8th November 1999

Coming into force
7th December 1999

Whereas the Secretary of State has granted to Teleport UK Limited (trading as Satellite Media Services) on 15th January 1999 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 (Teleport UK Limited (trading as Satellite Media Services)) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 7th December 1999.

2.  Each of the Applicable Systems is hereby designated as a public telecommunication system.

Patricia Hewitt,
Minister for Small Business and E-Commerce,
Department of Trade and Industry
28th October 1999

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
The Secretary of State granted to Teleport UK Limited (trading as Satellite Media Services) a licence on 15th January 1999 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 8th November 1999. This Order designates those telecommunication systems as public telecommunication systems. Consequently, by virtue of section 9(3) of that Act, Teleport UK Limited (trading as Satellite Media Services) will be a public telecommunications operator when the Order comes into force on 7th December 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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