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Communications Act 2003

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[F1108(1)In this code—U.K.

  • “agriculture” and “agricultural”—

    (a)

    in relation to England and Wales, have the same meanings as in the Highways Act 1980,

    (b)

    in relation to Scotland, have the same meanings as in the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997, and

    (c)

    in relation to Northern Ireland, have the same meanings as in the Agriculture Act (Northern Ireland) 1949;

  • “bridleway” and “footpath”—

    (a)

    in relation to England and Wales, have the same meanings as in the Highways Act 1980,

    (b)

    in relation to Scotland, have the same meanings as Part 3 of the Countryside (Scotland) Act 1967, and

    (c)

    in relation to Northern Ireland, mean a way over which the public have, by virtue of the Access to the Countryside (Northern Ireland) Order 1983 (SI 1983/1895 (NI 18)), a right of way (respectively) on horseback and on foot;

  • code agreement” has the meaning given by paragraph 29(5);

  • Crown interest” has the meaning given by paragraph 104(2) and (3);

  • enactment” includes—

    (a)

    an enactment comprised in subordinate legislation within the meaning of the Interpretation Act 1978,

    (b)

    an enactment comprised in, or in an instrument made under, a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales,

    (c)

    an enactment comprised in, or in an instrument made under, an Act of the Scottish Parliament, and

    (d)

    an enactment comprised in, or in an instrument made under, Northern Ireland legislation;

  • land” does not include electronic communications apparatus;

  • landowner” has the meaning given by paragraph 37(1);

  • lease” includes—

    (a)

    in relation to England and Wales and Northern Ireland, any leasehold tenancy (whether in the nature of a head lease, sub-lease or underlease) and any agreement to grant such a tenancy but not a mortgage by demise or sub-demise, and

    (b)

    in relation to Scotland, any sub-lease and any agreement to grant a sub-lease,

    and “lessee” is to be construed accordingly;

  • relevant person” has the meaning given by paragraph 20(1);

  • restricted byway” has the same meaning as in Part 2 of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000;

  • “road”—

    (a)

    in relation to Scotland, has the same meaning as in Part 4 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991;

    (b)

    in relation to Northern Ireland, has the same meaning as in the Roads (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 (SI 1993/3160 (NI 15));

  • site provider” has the meaning given by paragraph 30(1);

  • “street”—

    (a)

    in relation to England and Wales, has the same meaning as in Part 3 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, and

    (b)

    in relation to Northern Ireland, has the same meaning as in the Street Works (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (SI 1995/3210 (NI 19)).

(2)In this code, references to the alteration of any apparatus include references to the moving, removal or replacement of the apparatus.]

Textual Amendments

F1Sch. 3A inserted (31.7.2017 for the purpose of making regulations under Sch. 3A para. 95, 22.11.2017 but only in relation to Sch. 3A para. 106, 28.12.2017 in so far as not already in force) by Digital Economy Act 2017 (c. 30), s. 118(6), Sch. 1 (with Sch. 2); S.I. 2017/765, reg. 2(ii)(jj); S.I. 2017/1136, reg. 2; S.I. 2017/1286, reg. 2(b)

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