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Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006

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72Information etc on or with apparatus

(1)This section applies where it appears to OFCOM to be expedient that relevant apparatus of a particular description should be marked with or accompanied by particular information or instruction relating to—

(a)the apparatus; or

(b)its installation or use.

(2)OFCOM may by order—

(a)impose requirements for securing that relevant apparatus of that description is so marked or accompanied; and

(b)regulate or prohibit the supply of such relevant apparatus in cases where the requirements are not complied with.

(3)The requirements imposed by the order may extend to the form and manner in which the information or instruction is given.

(4)In the case of apparatus supplied in circumstances where the required information or instruction would not be conveyed until after delivery, an order under this section may require the whole or part of the information or instruction to be also displayed near the apparatus.

(5)The approval of the Secretary of State is required for the making by OFCOM of an order under this section.

(6)A statutory instrument containing an order made by OFCOM under this section is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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