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Scotland Act 1998

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The reservation covers all matters relating to telecommunications and wireless telegraphy as described above.  In particular this includes the subject-matter of the following legislation:


the Telecommunications Act 1984. This covers the regulatory and licensing regime for telecommunications systems as described above; and


the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949, the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1967 and the Marine etc. Broadcasting (offences) Act 1967.  These cover the regulatory and licensing regime for wireless telegraphy.  Part II of the 1949 Act regulates the prevention of interference.

The following are also reserved:


internet services; and


electronic encryption.

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