Application of Part II of the 2000 Act to the detection of television receivers

2.—(1) Part II of the 2000 Act (surveillance and covert human intelligence sources) shall apply to surveillance which—

(a)is carried out by means of apparatus designed or adapted for the purpose of detecting the installation or use in any residential or other premises of a television receiver (within the meaning of section 1 of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949(1)), and

(b)is carried out from outside those premises exclusively for that purpose,

and such surveillance is referred to in this Order as “the detection of television receivers”.

(2) In its application to the detection of television receivers, Part II of the 2000 Act shall have effect as if—

(a)the following provisions were omitted, namely, sections 28 to 42, in section 43, subsections (2), (6) to (8) and (10) and in subsection (4) the words “Subject to subsection (6)”, section 44, section 45(2) to (7) and section 46, and

(b)the modifications set out in articles 3 to 5 were made.


1949 c. 54. Relevant amendments were made by section 180(1) of, and paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 18 to, the Broadcasting Act 1990.