The Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Spectrum Trading) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 951
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 10/06/2019
 
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Statutory Instruments

Electronic Communications

Made

20 th May 2019

Coming into force

10 th June 2019

The Office of Communications (“OFCOM”) make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 30(1) and (3) and 122(7) of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006(1) (the “Act”).

Before making these Regulations, OFCOM have given notice of their proposal to do so in accordance with section 122(4) of the Act, published notice of their proposal in accordance with section 122(4)(b) of the Act, and have considered the representations made to them before the time specified in the notice in accordance with section 122(4)(c) of the Act.

Citation and commencement

  1. These Regulations may be cited as the Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Spectrum Trading) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 and shall come into force on 10 th June 2019.

    Amendment of the Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Spectrum Trading) Regulations 2011

  2. The Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Spectrum Trading) Regulations 2011(2) (the “principal Regulations”) shall be amended in accordance with these Regulations.

    Amendment to regulation 6

  3. In regulation 6 of the principal Regulations—

    (a) for paragraph (b) substitute—

    “(b) any sum payable in respect of that licence under—

    (i) the Wireless Telegraphy (Licence Charges) Regulations 2011(3); or

    (ii) the Wireless Telegraphy (Licence Charges for the 900 MHz Frequency Band and the 1800 MHz Frequency Band) Regulations 2018(4)

    is owing to OFCOM because it has not been paid by the time it became due;”; and

    (b) for paragraph (c) substitute—

    “(c) any instalment payment is to be paid to OFCOM in respect of that licence under—

    (i) regulation 4(8)(b) of the Wireless Telegraphy (Licence Charges) Regulations 2011; or

    (ii) regulation 6(1)(b) of the Wireless Telegraphy (Licence Charges for the 900 MHz Frequency Band and the 1800 MHz Frequency Band) Regulations 2018”.

    Amendment to the Schedule

  4. For the Schedule to the principal Regulations substitute—

    Regulations 4 and 5

    “SCHEDULELicence Classes and Frequency Bands

    Philip Marnick

    Group Director of Spectrum Group

    For and by the authority of the Office of Communications

    20 th May 2019

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