Broadcasting Act 2009


Television Licence

Definitions (Part 9) — order — “specified place”.

140.— (1) In this Part—

“ apartment ” means a self-contained residential unit in a building that comprises a number of such units;

“ issuing agent ” has the meaning assigned to it by section 145 (1);

“ officer of an issuing agent ” means a person appointed as an officer of an issuing agent under section 146 (1);

“ premises ” means land, a vehicle, a structure of any kind whether attached or affixed to the land or not and includes a part of a building occupied as a separate dwelling whether or not the occupier with any other person shares any portion of it or any accommodation, amenity or facility in connection with it;

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister;

“ reminder notification ” has the meaning assigned to it in section 149 (1);

“ specified place ” includes an apartment, holiday apartment or any individual room specified by order under subsection (2);

“ television licence ” means a licence granted under section 143 ;

“ television set ” means any electronic apparatus capable of receiving and exhibiting television broadcasting services broadcast for general reception (whether or not its use for that purpose is dependent on the use of anything else in conjunction with it) and any software or assembly comprising such apparatus and other apparatus;

“ vehicle ” means a vehicle other than a mechanically propelled vehicle (within the meaning of section 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 ) capable of being lived in being a caravan or a mobile home.

(2) The Minister may by order specify that a specified place includes individual rooms or a number of such within a premises used for commercial purposes, apart-hotel, hotel, place normally used for indoor public entertainment, licensed premises (within the meaning of section 2 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2003 ), registered club (within the meaning of section 13 of the Registration of Clubs (Ireland) Act 1904) or place of work.