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The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003

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16.—(1) For the purposes of this regulation, “emergency calls” means calls to either the national emergency call number 999 or the single European emergency call number 112.

(2) In order to facilitate responses to emergency calls—

(a)all such calls shall be excluded from the requirements of regulation 10;

(b)no person shall be entitled to prevent the presentation on the connected line of the identity of the calling line; and

(c)the restriction on the processing of location data under regulation 14(2) shall be disregarded.

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