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The Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption) (Amendment) (Cordless Telephone Apparatus) Regulations 1987

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption) (Amendment) (Cordless Telephone Apparatus) Regulations 1987 and shall come into force on 21st May 1987.

2.  In these Regulations –

  • “the principal Regulations” mean the Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption) Regulations 1982(1)(e);

  • “public telecommunication system” has the meaning given by section 9(1) of the Telecommunications Act 1984(2)(f).

3.  In regulation 2 of the principal Regulations, for the definition of “cordless telephone apparatus” there shall be substituted the following definition:–

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

(i)each of such stations is designed or adapted to be used

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

(b)to receive messages conveyed over a public telecommunication system; and

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

(iii)the base station only is capable of connection to a public telecommunication system.

4.  In regulation 3 of the principal Regulations the words “one only” shall be deleted and replaced by the words “not more than two”.

John Butcher

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,

Department of Trade and Industry

28th April 1987

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