163Payments for use of radio spectrum by the Crown
(1)The Secretary of State may, out of money provided by Parliament, make payments to OFCOM of such amounts as he considers appropriate in respect of—
(a)the establishment and use by or on behalf of the Crown, of a station for wireless telegraphy;
(b)the installation and use by or on behalf of the Crown, of apparatus for wireless telegraphy;
(c)any grant of recognised spectrum access made to the Crown.
(2)The payments made under this section shall be made at such times and, so far as made in relation to use, in relation to such periods as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.
(3)Expressions used in this section and in the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949 (c. 54) have the same meanings in this section as in that Act.