Statutory Instruments

1991 No. 688

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

The Public Telecommunication System Designation (Tayside Cable Systems Ltd) (Perth) Order 1991

Made

14th March 1991

Laid before Parliament

19th March 1991

Coming into force

16th April 1991

Whereas the Secretary of State has granted to Tayside Cable Systems Ltd on 17th January 1991 a licence (“the Licence”) under section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1984(1) (“the Act”), to which section 8 of the Act applies, for the running of the telecommunication systems specified in Annex A to the Licence (“the Applicable Cabled Systems”);

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 9 of the Act, hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Public Telecommunication System Designation (Tayside Cable Systems Ltd) (Perth) Order 1991 and shall come into force on 16th April 1991.

2.  Each of the Applicable Cabled Systems is hereby designated as a public telecommunication system.

John Redwood

Minister of State,

Department of Trade and Industry

14th March 1991

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

The Secretary of State granted to Tayside Cable Systems Ltd on 17th January 1991 a licence under section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1984 to run the telecommunication systems specified in Annex A to that licence, in the Perth area. A copy of the licence was laid before Parliament on 19th March 1991. This Order designates those telecommunication systems as public telecommunication systems. Consequently, by virtue of section 9(3) of that Act, Tayside Cable Systems Ltd will be a public telecommunications operator in respect of its Perth public telecommunication systems when the Order comes into force on 16th April 1991.

A copy of the licence may be obtained from the Office of Telecommunications, Export House, 50 Ludgate Hill, London EC4M 7JJ.