Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1996


1.—(1) In this Act, except where the context otherwise requires—

“the company” means Bord Telecom Éireann;

“the Director” means the Director of Telecommunications Regulation appointed under this Act;

“functions” includes powers and duties;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Transport, Energy and Communications;

“records” includes information stored electronically;

“the Principal Act” means the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983 .

(2) A reference in this Act to a section, subsection or a Schedule is a reference to a section of, or subsection of, or Schedule to this Act, unless it is indicated that reference to some other Act is intended.

(3) A reference in this Act to any enactment, unless the context otherwise requires, shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, adapted or extended by or under any subsequent enactment including this Act.

(4) A reference to the performance of functions includes, with respect to powers and duties, a reference to the exercise of powers and the carrying out of duties.