1 Citation, commencement and extent

(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.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 13 September 2012: see para (1) above.

2 Revocation

2Revocation

The Regulations set out in Schedule 1 are hereby revoked.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 13 September 2012: see reg 1(1).

3 Public register of information

3Public register of information

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

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 13 September 2012: see reg 1(1).

4 Relevant information

4Relevant information

(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.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 13 September 2012: see reg 1(1).

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Signature

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

SCHEDULE 1 Revocations

SCHEDULE 1Revocations Regulation 2
(1)
Regulations Revoked
(2)
References
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) Regulations 2004SI 2004/3155
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) (Amendment) Regulations 2006SI 2006/340
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2006SI 2006/1808
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) (Amendment) Regulations 2007SI 2007/381
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2007SI 2007/3389
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) (Amendment) Regulations 2008SI 2008/689
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2008SI 2008/2104
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) (Amendment) (No 3) Regulations 2008
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) (Amendment) Regulations 2009
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) (Amendment) Regulations 2011
SI 2008/3193
SI 2009/14
SI 2011/439
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2011SI 2011/1508
The Wireless Telegraphy (Register) (Amendment) (No 3) Regulations 2006SI 2011/2756
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 13 September 2012: see reg 1(1).

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations revoke and replace the Wireless Telegraphy (Register) Regulations 2004 (SI 2004/3155, as amended by SI s 2006/340, 2006/1808, 2007/381, 2007/3389, 2008/689, 2008/2104, 2008/3193, 2009/14, 2011/439, 2011/1508 and 2011/2756).

These Regulations provide for the Office of Communications (“OFCOM”) to establish and maintain a wireless telegraphy register, and provide the information that is relevant for this purpose. Regulation 3 of these Regulations provides that OFCOM shall establish and maintain a register of relevant information, and regulation 4 and Schedule 2 to these Regulations prescribe the relevant information.

A full regulatory impact assessment of the effect that these Regulations will have on the costs to business is available to the public from the OFCOM Library at Riverside House, 2A Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HA (Tel: 020 7981 3000) and on OFCOM's website at www.ofcom.org.uk. Copies of this assessment have also been placed in the libraries of the Houses of Parliament.