The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003

5.  In relation to times before an order made under section 411(1) of the Communications Act 2003 brings any of the provisions of Part 2 of Chapter 1 of that Act into force for the purpose of conferring on OFCOM the functions contained in those provisions, references to OFCOM in these Regulations are to be treated as references to the Director General of Telecommunications.

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For the commencement of section 411, see section 411(2) and (3) of the Communications Act 2003 (c. 21).