The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Mercury Personal Communications Limited) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-05-24

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 1375

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Mercury Personal Communications Limited) Order 1995

Made
24th May 1995

Laid before Parliament
25th May 1995

Coming into force
23rd June 1995

Whereas the Secretary of State has granted to Mercury Personal Communications Limited on 9th May 1995 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 (Mercury Personal Communications Limited) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 23rd June 1995.

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

Ian Taylor,
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Trade and Technology,
Department of Trade and Industry
24th May 1995

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
The Secretary of State granted to Mercury Personal Communications Limited on 9th May 1995 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 25th May 1995. This Order designates those telecommunication systems as public telecommunication systems. Consequently, by virtue of section 9(3) of that Act, Mercury Personal Communications Limited will be a public telecommunications operator when this Order comes into force on 23rd June 1995.
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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