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Communications Act 2003

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Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

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130(1)Section 163 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33) (local authority powers to provide closed-circuit television) shall be amended as follows.

(2)For subsection (1)(b) there shall be substituted—

(b)providing within their area an electronic communications service which is distributed—

(i)only to persons on a single set of premises; and

(ii)by an electronic communications network which is wholly within those premises and is not connected to an electronic communications network any part of which is outside those premises;.

(3)In subsection (1)(c), for “telecommunications system” there shall be substituted “electronic communications network or electronic communications service”.

(4)After subsection (3), there shall be inserted—

(3A)For the purposes of subsection (1)(b)—

(a)a set of premises is a single set of premises if, and only if, the same person is the occupier of all the premises; and

(b)two or more vehicles are capable of constituting a single set of premises if, and only if, they are coupled together.

(5)In subsection (4), for the definition of “telecommunications system” there shall be substituted—

“premises” includes a vehicle; and

“vehicle” includes a vessel, aircraft or hovercraft.

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