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PART 1Introductory

Citation, commencement and extent

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Public Regulated Service (Galileo) Regulations 2018.

(2) These Regulations come into force on 1st October 2018.

(3) These Regulations extend to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Interpretation

2.  In these Regulations—

“Annex” means Annex to the PRS Decision;

“classified PRS information” means information related to the public regulated service which is—

(a)

contained in a document which is protectively marked, or

(b)

otherwise communicated,

in such manner as to indicate the appropriate level of confidentiality with which the information must be handled;

“compliance authority” means the Secretary of State;

“develop” includes research activity carried out for the purposes of development;

“document” includes information recorded in any form;

“Galileo programme” means the programme to establish and operate a global satellite navigation and positioning infrastructure specifically designed for civilian purposes as provided for in Regulation (EU) No 1285/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2013(1);

“licence” means a licence granted under regulation 5;

“licence condition” means a condition under regulation 6 relating to a licence;

“occupier”, in relation to premises, means any person considered by an officer of the compliance authority to be the occupier of the premises;

“officer of the compliance authority” means a person authorised by the compliance authority under regulation 3(3);

“official” means—

(a)

in the case of a company, a director or a company secretary,

(b)

in the case of a partnership, a partner or a person having control or management of the partnership business,

(c)

in the case of a limited liability partnership, a member, or in Scotland, a person appointed in relation to the limited liability partnership as a judicial factor, and

(d)

in the case of an unincorporated association, a person who is concerned in the management or control of its affairs;

“premises” includes a vehicle;

“product” means any tangible moveable item or data produced and supplied in digital form, including software;

“PRS Decision” means Decision (EU) No 1104/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the rules for access to the public regulated service provided by the global navigation satellite system established under the Galileo programme(2);

“PRS product” means any product which is related to the public regulated service;

“public regulated service” means the service which is—

(a)

provided by the global navigation satellite system established under the Galileo programme, and

(b)

restricted to a use authorised by government; and

“use” includes access and operation.

(1)

OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p1.

(2)

OJ L 287, 4.11.2011, p1.

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