Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006

Broadcasting Act 1990 (c. 42)

12(1)Section 89 (offences giving rise to disqualification) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1) (disqualification from holding licence on grounds of conviction for transmitting offence), for paragraphs (a), (aa), (ab) and (b) substitute—

(a)an offence under section 35 of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006 (unauthorised use etc of wireless telegraphy station or apparatus) consisting in the establishment or use of a wireless telegraphy station, or the installation or use of wireless telegraphy apparatus, for the purpose of making a broadcast (within the meaning of Part 5 of that Act);

(aa)an offence under section 36 of that Act (keeping wireless telegraphy station or apparatus available for unauthorised use) where the relevant contravention of section 8 of that Act would constitute an offence falling within paragraph (a);

(ab)an offence under section 37 or 38 of that Act (unlawful broadcasting offences);

(b)an offence under Part 5 of that Act (prohibition of broadcasting from sea or air); or.

(3)In subsection (3)(b) (licence conditions excluding persons disqualified) for “a station for wireless telegraphy” substitute “a wireless telegraphy station”.