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The Wireless Telegraphy (Cordless Telephone Apparatus) (Restriction) Order 1987

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2.  In this Order:—

“the 1967 Act” means the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1967(2):

the Specification” means Performance Specification MPT 1322 first published in August 1982, as amended;

“cordless telephone apparatus” means apparatus for wireless telegraphy consisting of a base station and one or more mobile stations where:—


each of such stations is designed or adapted to be used


to send verbal messages to be conveyed over a public telecommunication system; and


to receive messages conveyed over a public telecommunication system; and


each of such stations is capable of simultaneously sending such verbal messages to any and every other such station; and


the base station only is capable of connection to a public telecommunication system;

“exempt cordless telephone apparatus” means cordless telephone apparatus which is designed or adapted to operate on not more than two of the channels specified in paragraph 1.2 of the Specification and which complies with the terms, provisions and limitations specified in regulation 3 of, and the Schedule to, the Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption) Regulations 1982(1),


S.I. 1982/1697, as amended by S.I. 1987/775.

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