Communications Act 2003 Explanatory Notes

Section 63: General duty as to telephone numbering functions

165.This section places OFCOM under a duty, in carrying out their functions under sections 56 to 62, to ensure the best use of telephone numbers. OFCOM are also required to ensure that communication providers do not discriminate against other providers in relation to the adoption of telephone numbers: this implements Article 10.2 of the Framework Directive.

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