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Marine, &c, Broadcasting (Offences) Act 1967

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3Prohibition of acts connected with broadcasting from certain ships and aircraft, and from marine structures outside United Kingdom

(1)If a broadcast is made—

(a)from a ship other than one registered in the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or any of the Channel Islands while the ship is on the high seas; or

(b)from an aircraft other than one so registered while the aircraft is on or over the high seas ; or

(c)from a structure on the high seas, being a structure affixed to, or supported by, the bed of those seas and not being a ship; or

(d)from any other object on those seas, being neither a structure affixed or supported as aforesaid nor a ship or aircraft;

any of the persons mentioned in subsection (3) below who operates, or participates in the operation of, the apparatus by means of which the broadcast is made shall be guilty of an offence.

(2)A person who procures a broadcast to be made as mentioned in the foregoing subsection shall be guilty of an offence.

(3)The persons referred to in subsection (1) above are the following, namely:—

(a)a citizen of the United Kingdom and colonies ;

(b)a British subject by virtue of section 2 of the British Nationality Act 1948 (continuance of certain citizens of the Republic of Ireland, therein referred to as Eire, as British subjects);

(c)a British subject without citizenship by virtue of section 13 or section 16 of that Act (which relate respectively to British subjects whose citizenship has not been ascertained at the commencement of that Act and to persons who had ceased to be British on loss of British nationality by a parent);

(d)a British subject by virtue of the British Nationality Act 1965 ; and

(e)a British protected person (within the meaning of the British Nationality Act 1948).

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