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The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) Regulations 2012

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Wireless Telegraphy (Register) Regulations 2012 and shall come into force on 13th September 2012.

(2) These Regulations shall not extend to the Channels Islands or to the Isle of Man.

Revocation

2.  The Regulations set out in Schedule 1 are hereby revoked.

Public register of information

3.  OFCOM shall establish and maintain a public register of relevant information to which these Regulations apply.

Relevant information

4.—(1) The description of relevant information prescribed for the purposes of section 31(2) of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006 is information which relates to the issue, renewal or variation of wireless telegraphy licences or grants of recognised spectrum access of a class specified in Column 1 of each Part of Schedule 2 which apply to a station or apparatus operating within any of the frequency bands specified in Column 2 of the same Part and which—

(a)in respect of a licence or grant of recognised spectrum access of a class specified in Column 1 of Parts 2 to 14 of Schedule 2 relates to the matters set out in paragraph (2); and

(b)in respect of a licence or grant of recognised spectrum access of a class specified in Column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 relates to the matters set out in both paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) The matters referred to in regulation 4(1)(a) are—

(a)the identity and contact address of the holder of a wireless telegraphy licence or a grant of recognised spectrum access;

(b)the reference number of a wireless telegraphy licence or a grant of recognised spectrum access; and

(c)the terms, provisions or limitations of a wireless telegraphy licence or grant of recognised spectrum access which concern the following—

(i)the frequency assigned or recognised; and

(ii)the geographical area of reception or transmission.

(3) The matters referred to in regulation 4(1)(b) are—

(a)the equipment which is authorised for use;

(b)the technical parameters relating to the antenna, transmitter and receiver; and

(c)the power of transmission.

Hyacinth S. Nwana

Group Director, Spectrum Policy Group of the Office of Communications

For and on behalf of the Office of Communications

23rd August 2012

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