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Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949 (repealed)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I

    1. Regulation of Wireless Telegraphy

      1. 1. Licensing of wireless telegraphy.

      2. 1AA.Exemption from need for wireless telegraphy licence

      3. 1A. Offence of keeping wireless telegraphy station or apparatus available for unauthorised use.

      4. 1B. Offence of allowing premises to be used for purpose of unlawful broadcasting.

      5. 1C. Prohibition of acts facilitating unauthorised broadcasting.

      6. 1D. Procedures for the grant of licences providing a telecommunications service

      7. 1E. Variation or revocation of a licence

      8. 1F.Appeals

      9. 2. Fees and charges for wireless telegraphy licences

      10. 3. Regulations as to wireless telegraphy.

      11. 3A. Restriction on revocation or variation of certain wireless telegraphy licences

      12. 4. Experimental licenses.

      13. 5. Misleading messages and interception and disclosure of messages.

      14. 6. Territorial extent of preceding provisions.

      15. 7.†Powers of Postmaster General as to wireless personnel.

      16. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Part II

    1. Special provisions as to interference

      1. 9. Advisory committee and appeal tribunal.

      2. 10. Regulations as to radiation of electromagnetic energy, et ceteralaetc.

      3. 11. Enforcement of regulations as to use of apparatus.

      4. 12. Enforcement of regulations as to sales, et ceteralaetc., by manufacturers and others.

      5. 12A. Regulations with respect to resistance to interference.

      6. 13. Deliberate interference.

  4. Part III

    1. Supplemental

      1. 13A.Information requirements

      2. 13B.Statement of policy on information gathering

      3. 14. Penalties and legal proceedings.

      4. 15. Entry and search of premises, et ceteralaetc.

      5. 16. Regulations and orders.

      6. 17. Financial provisions.

      7. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 19. Interpretation.

      9. 20. Short title and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Procedure in Relation to Suspension and Revocation of Authorities to Wireless Personnel

      1. 1.The Secretary of State shall, on suspending the authority, serve...

      2. 2.(1) If, within such time and in such manner as...

      3. 3.The Secretary of State is to pay—

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Provisions as to the Appeal Tribunal

      1. 1.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, the members...

      2. 2.If any member of the tribunal is, by reason of...

      3. 3.(1) The provisions of Part I of the Arbitration Act...

      4. 4.The power of the tribunal to award costs or expenses...

      5. 5.The assessors shall give their opinions to the president on...

      6. 6.Subject to the provisions of this Schedule and of part...

      7. 7.Without prejudice to any method available by law for the...

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