Broadcasting Authority Act, 1960


1.—(1) In this Act—

“the Act of 1926” means the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1926 ;

“the Authority” has the meaning specified in subsection (1) of section 3 of this Act;

“broadcast” and “broadcasting station” have the same meanings as in the Act of 1926, as amended by this Act;

“broadcasting licence fee” means a fee paid on a licence granted under section 5 of the Act of 1926 in respect of apparatus for receiving only;

“the Commissioners” means the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland;

“the Director-General” has the meaning specified in section 11 of this Act;

“the establishment day” means the day appointed to be the establishment day for the purposes of this Act by order of the Minister under section 2 of this Act;

“functions” includes powers and duties;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs.

(2) A reference in this Act to performance of functions includes, with respect to powers, a reference to exercise of powers.