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Communications Act 2003

Section 146: Provision of information by OFCOM

338.This section places OFCOM under a duty to respond fully, within one week, (unless they have already conveyed the requested information) to any request made to them for information about any of the following:

  • whether or not the person making the request is required under section 33 to notify OFCOM in advance of his intention to provide a network, service or associated facility;

  • whether a notification submitted by that person under section 33 is satisfactory;

  • that person’s rights, in order to allow him to negotiate his right to network access; or

  • what is required of that person under section 106 in order to make an application in respect of the electronic communications code.

This section implements Article 9 of the Authorisation Directive.

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