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Communications Act 2003

Section 68: Tariffs etc. for universal services

183.This section requires OFCOM to keep under review universal service tariffs. Universal service conditions can require a common tariff (which includes any pricing structure) or, in specified cases, a special tariff for provision of the networks, services, apparatus, associated facilities, directories and directory enquiry facilities set out in the universal service order. At no time should the customer of a universal services provider be required to pay for any service which is not necessary for the provision of the universal service in question.

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