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(1)It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to ensure that such arrangements are in force as are necessary for securing that a person who provides—
(a)a postal service, or
(b)a telecommunications service,
receives such contribution as is, in the circumstances of that person’s case, a fair contribution towards the costs incurred, or likely to be incurred, by that person in consequence of the matters mentioned in subsection (2).
(2)Those matters are—
(a)in relation to a person providing a postal service, the issue of interception warrants relating to communications transmitted by means of that postal service;
(b)in relation to a person providing a telecommunications service, the issue of interception warrants relating to communications transmitted by means of a telecommunication system used for the purposes of that service;
(c)in relation to each description of person, the imposition on that person of obligations provided for by an order under section 12.
(3)For the purpose of complying with his duty under this section, the Secretary of State may make arrangements for payments to be made out of money provided by Parliament.
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