1999 No. 2948
The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Level 3 Communications Limited) Order 1999
28th October 1999
Laid before Parliament
8th November 1999
Coming into force
7th December 1999
Whereas the Secretary of State has granted to Level 3 Communications Limited on 28th October 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 (Level 3 Communications Limited) 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.
Minister for Small Business and E-Commerce,
Department of Trade and Industry
28th October 1999
(This note is not part of the Order)
The Secretary of State granted to Level 3 Communications Limited a licence on 28th October 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 8th November 1999. This Order designates those telecommunication systems as public telecommunication systems. Consequently, by virtue of section 9(3) of that Act, Level 3 Communications Limited 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.
1984 c. 12.