Communications Act 2003

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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.E+W+S+N.I.

(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.