Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008


Interception of Telecommunications Messages


Interpretation (Part 3).

22.— In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires—

“Act of 1983” means the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act 1983 ;

“Act of 1993” means the Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Messages (Regulation) Act 1993 ;

“competent authority” means the person or body in a member state who or which in the opinion of the Minister is the competent authority for the purposes of Title III of the 2000 Convention;

“interception” means the interception of telecommunication messages to or from a person specified in the authorisation of the interception at a telecommunications address so specified;

“telecommunications address” has the meaning that it has in the Act of 1993.