Updated to 24 November 2017

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996), art. 3
S. 2 10 March 1997 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 109 of 1997), art. 3
Ss. 3 - 6 30 June 1997 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 110 of 1997), art. 3
S. 7 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
S. 8 19 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1996 (S.I. No. 402 of 1996)
S. 9 19 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1996 (S.I. No. 402 of 1996)
S. 10(1) 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
S. 10(2) 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
S. 10(3) 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
S. 10(4) - (11) 19 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1996 (S.I. No. 402 of 1996)
S. 11 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
S. 12 30 June 1997 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 110 of 1997), art. 3
S. 13(1)(other than paras. (a), (d), (e)) 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
Ss. 13(1)(a), (d), (e) 30 June 1997 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 110 of 1997), art. 3
S. 13(2) 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
S. 13(3) 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
S. 13(4) 30 June 1997 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 110 of 1997), art. 3
S. 13(5) 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
S. 14(1) 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
S. 14(1) (in respect of section 90 (2) of the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983) 1 January 1997 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
S. 14(1)( except insofar as it applies to the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 and ss. 46(10) and 90(2) of the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act 1983) 19 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1996 (S.I. No. 402 of 1996)
S. 14(1) (in respect of section 46(10) of the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act 1983 mentioned in Sch. 3 pt. I col. 3 to the Act) 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996), art. 3
S. 14(1) (in respect of section 90 (2) of the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act 1983 mentioned in Sch. 3 pt. I col. 3 to the Act) 1 January 1997 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996), art. 4
S. 14(1) (in respect of the provisions of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 mentioned in Sch. 3 pt. I col. 3 to the Act) 30 June 1997 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 110 of 1997), art. 3
S. 14(2) 7 February 1997 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 72 of 1997), art. 3
S. 15 - 17 16 December 1996 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996)
Sch. 1 10 March 1997 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 109 of 1997), art. 3

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Functns. of Authorised Officer ext. S.I. No. 435 of 2002, reg. 18
  S.I. No. 261 of 2000, reg. 18
Functns. of Director ext. S.I. No. 445 of 1997, reg. 26(2)
  S.I. No. 15 of 1998 reg. 19(5)
  S.I. No. 109 of 1998, reg. 15(3)
  S.I. No. 71 of 1999, regs. 1(2), 29(2)-(8), 30(2)
  S.I. No. 192 of 2002, reg. 13(2)
Trans. of cert. functs. under. S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
  S.I. No. 300 of 2002, arts. 1(2), 4(1)(a) & schedule pt. 1.
S. 1(1) am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 10, item 1(a)*
S. 1(1) part repealed 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 10, item 1(b)*
Ss. 2 - 6 rep. 20/2002, ss. 4, 38
S. 3 application extended S.I. No. 109 of 1998, regs. 1(2), 15(3)
S. 3 functns. of Director ext. S.I. No. 445 of 1997, regs. 1(2), 26
S. 3(5) ctnc. of plan under. 20/2002, ss. 4, 35(1)
S. 4(10) references construed S.I. No. 96 of 1998, reg. 4(2)
S. 6 am. S.I. No. 310 of 2000, reg. 4(2)(a)
S. 6 levies imposed S.I. No. 549 of 2002
  S.I. No. 474 of 2001
  S.I. No. 282 of 2001
  S.I. No. 43 of 1998, arts. 1(2), 4-8, schedule
S. 6(7) ins. S I. No. 310 of 2000, reg. 4(2)(b)
S. 7 publication requirements S.I. No. 308 of 2003, regs. 1(3), 8(4)
S. 7 saver S.I. No. 71 of 1999, regs. 1(2), 8(1)
S. 7 (in pt.), constr. of refs. under. 20/2002, ss. 4, 9(4), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 7 (in pt.) trans. of functns. under. 20/2002, ss. 4, 9(1)(a), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 7 price cap prescribed S.I. No. 393 of 1996, arts. 1(2), 4, 5, 6, schedule
S. 7(1) am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 10, item 2(a)*
S. 7(2) am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 10, item 2(a)*
S. 7(2) price caps amended S.I. No. 31 of 2003
S. 7(3) am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 10, item 2(a)*
S. 7(4) am. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 10, item 2(a)*
S. 7(5) repealed 22/2007, ss. 1(2),. 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 10, item 2(b)*
S. 7(6) repealed 22/2007, ss. 1(2),s. 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 10, item 2(b)*
S. 7(7) repealed 22/2007, ss. 1(2), s. 4(2) and sch. 1, pt. 10, item 2(b)*
S. 8(2)(aa), par. ins. 5/1999, ss. 2, 11 (2)
S. 9(1) substit. 5/1999, ss. 9(a), 11(2)
S. 9(2)(b) am. 5/1999, ss. 9(b), 11(2)
S. 9(3) substit. 5/1999, ss. 9(c), 11(2)
S. 9(4) substit. 5/1999, ss. 9(c), 11(2)
S. 11 repealed 20/2002, ss. 4, 38
S. 12 substit. 22/2007, ss. 1(2), 4(2) and sch. 1, Part 8, Item 3*
S. 12 repealed 20/2002, ss. 4, 38
S. 12 application extended S.I. No. 338 of 1997, reg. 9(3)
S. 12 am. S.I. No. 310 of 2000, reg. 4(2)(c)
S. 12, ctnc. of officer appt. under. 20/2002, ss. 4, 39(7)
S. 13(1) substit. 20/2002, ss. 4, 46
S. 13(2) substit. 20/2002, ss. 4, 46
S. 14 repealed 20/2002, ss. 4, 38
Schs. 1, 2, 3 rep. 20/2002, ss. 4, 38
Sch. 1, par. 8, applic. rstct. 20/2002, ss. 4, 15(5)(b)
Sch. 1, par. 11 am. 33/2004, ss. 3, 4, 61(1), 63, sch. 2, pt. 1

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 4 Wireless Telegraphy (Multipoint Microwave Distribution System) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 529 of 2003)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Fixed Wireless Point To Multi-Point Access Licence) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 467 of 2002)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Experimenter's Licence) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 450 of 2002)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Radio Systems) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 435 of 2002)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Short Range Devices) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 405 of 2002)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Third Generation and Gsm Mobile Telephony Licence) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 345 of 2002)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Certain Classes of Land Mobile Earth Stations) Order 2001 (S.I. No. 398 of 2001)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Uhf Television Programme Retransmission) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 190 of 2001)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Carrigaline Uhf Television Programme Retransmission) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 189 of 2001)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Teleport Facility) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 18 of 2001)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Certain Fixed Satellite Receiving Earth Stations) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 273 of 2000)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Fixed Satellite Earth Stations) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 261 of 2000)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Mobile Satellite Earth Stations For Satellite Personal Communication Systems Operating in Bands Below 1 Ghz (S-Pcs<<1 Ghz)) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 173 of 2000)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Gsm and Tacs Mobile Telephony Licence) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 442 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Uhf Television Programme Retransmission) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 348 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Carrigaline Uhf Television Programme Retransmission) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 347 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Fixed Wireless Point To Multi-Point Access Licence) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 287 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of (ii) Arcanet Suitcase Terminals) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 110 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Inmarsat Mini-M Terminals For Land Mobile Applications) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 109 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Ermes Paging Receivers) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 108 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Dcs 1800 Mobile Terminals) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 107 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Ems-Mssat Terminals For Land Mobile Applications) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 106 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Ems-Prodat Terminals For Land Mobile Applications) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 105 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of (i) Arcanet Suitcase Terminals) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 104 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Omnitracs Terminals For The Euteltracs System) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 103 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Inmarsat-M Terminals For Land Mobile Applications) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 102 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Inmarsat-C Terminals For Land Mobile Applications) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 101 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Inmarsat-D Terminals For Land Mobile Applications) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 100 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy (Programme Services Distribution) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 73 of 1999)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Citizens' Band (Cb) Radios) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 436 of 1998)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Satellite Earth Stations For Satellite Personal Communication Services (S-Pcs)) Order 1998. (S.I. No. 214 of 1998)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Short Range Business Radios) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 93 of 1998)
  Wireless Telegraphy (GSM and TACS Mobile Telephony Licence) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 468 of 1997)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Cordless Telephones) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 410 of 1997)
  Wireless Telegraphy Act 1926 (Section 3) (Exemption of Mobile Telephones) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 409 of 1997)
S. 6 Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Section 6) Postal Levy No. 3 Order 2002 (S.I. No. 549 of 2002)
  Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Section 6) Postal Levy No. 2 Order 2001 (S.I. No. 474 of 2001)
  Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisons) Act 1996 (Section 6) Postal Levy Order 2001 (S.I. No. 282 of 2001)
  Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Section 6) Levy Amendment Order 1998 (S.I. No. 229 of 1998)
  Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Section 6) Levy Order 1998 (S.I. No. 43 of 1998)
S. 7 Telecommunications Tariff Regulation Order 1996 (S.I. No. 393 of 1996)
S. 7(2) Telecommunications Tariff Regulation (Revocation) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 665 of 2007)
  Telecommunications Tariff Regulation Order 2003 (S.I. No. 31 of 2003)
S. 7(5) Telecommunications Tariff Regulation (Modification) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 438 of 1999)
S. 10(3) Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 (Expiration of Terms of Office) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 409 of 1996)

* Note: See s.4(4) and sch. 3 for savings and transitional provisions.