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This Order may be cited as the Public Telecommunication System Designation (France Telecom Network Services—UK Ltd) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 26th March 2002.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 26 March 2002: see above.

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Each of the Applicable Systems is hereby designated as a public telecommunication system.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 26 March 2002: see art 1.

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Signature

Douglas Alexander,

Minister of State for E-Commerce and Competitiveness,

Department of Trade and Industry

18th February 2002

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

The Secretary of State granted to France Telecom Network Services—UK Ltd a licence on 3rd December 2001 under section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1984 to run the telecommunication systems specified in the licence. A copy of the licence was laid before Parliament on 25th February 2002. This Order designates those telecommunication systems as public telecommunication systems. Consequently, by virtue of section 9(3) of that Act, France Telecom Network Services—UK Ltd will be a public telecommunications operator when the Order comes into force on 26th March 2002.

A copy of the licence may be obtained from the Office of Telecommunications, 50 Ludgate Hill, London, EC4M 7JJ.

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