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F2S. 46A and cross heading inserted (1.7.1992) by Competition and Service (Utilities) Act 1992 (c. 43), s.49; Competition and Service (Utilities) Act 1992 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1992, art. 3, Sch. Pt.I

F3S. 46A repealed (25.7.2003 for certain purposes and otherwise 29.12.2003) by Communications Act 2003 (c. 21), ss. 406, 411(2)(3), Sch. 19 (with transitional provisions in Sch. 18 and Sch. 19 note 1); S.I. 2003/1900, art. 2(1), Sch. 1 (with transitional provisions in art. 3) (with art. 3(2) (as amended (8.12.2003) by S.I. 2003/3142, art. 1(3))); S.I. 2003/3142, art. 3(2), Sch. 1 (with arts. 3(3), 11)

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