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The Communications Act 2003 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2003

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Transitional provisions: section 362(1) of the Act

6.  (1)  This article shall have effect for the interpretation of section 362(1) of the Act.

(2) In relation to times before the coming into force of section 241(1) of the Act, “television multiplex service” means a multiplex service within the meaning of Part 1 of the 1996 Act.

(3) In relation to times before the coming into force of section 258(1) of the Act, “radio multiplex service” shall have the same meaning as it has in Part 2 of the 1996 Act.

(4) In relation to times before the grant of the first licence under section 219 of the Act—

(a)“the public teletext provider” means the person who holds the additional services licence (within the meaning of Part 1 of the 1990 Act) which relates to the teletext service referred to in subsection (2) of section 49 of the 1990 Act;

(b)“the public teletext service” means the teletext service referred to in that subsection and the qualifying teletext service within the meaning of Part 1 of the 1996 Act; and

(c)“the digital public teletext service” means the qualifying teletext service within the meaning of Part 1 of the 1996 Act.

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