Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1926

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Number 45 of 1926.


WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY ACT, 1926.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Preliminary.

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Definitions.

Part I.

Wireless Telegraphy and Signalling.

3.

Restrictions on possession of wireless telegraphy apparatus.

4.

Restrictions on maintenance of signalling stations.

5.

Grant of licences.

6.

Regulations in regard to licences.

7.

Obligation to furnish certain information.

8.

Issue of search warrants.

9.

Regulations as to wireless telegraphy in ships and aircraft.

10.

Government control of wireless telegraphy, etc., in emergencies.

11.

Prohibition of certain classes of messages, etc.

12.

Restrictions on user of apparatus for wireless telegraphy.

13.

Prosecution of offences.

14.

Offences committed in ships or aircraft.

15.

Repeals and preservation of existing licences and payments.

16.

Expenses.

Part II.

Broadcasting.

17.

Maintenance of broadcasting stations by the Minister.

18.

Charging of fees for broadcasting.

19.

Advisory committee.

20.

Expenses.


Acts Referred to

Courts of Justice Act, 1924

No. 10 of 1924

Courts of Justice Act, 1926

No. 1 of 1926

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Number 45 of 1926.


WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY ACT, 1926.


AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE REGULATION AND CONTROL OF WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY ON LAND, AT SEA, AND IN THE AIR, AND FOR THE REGULATION AND CONTROL OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF VISUAL AND SOUND SIGNALLING STATIONS, AND FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF STATE BROADCASTING STATIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY, SIGNALLING, AND BROADCASTING RESPECTIVELY. [24th December, 1926.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—

Preliminary.