The Electronic Communications Code (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2017/1008

2017 No. 1008

Electronic Communications

The Electronic Communications Code (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017

Made 18th October 2017

Laid before Parliament 19th October 2017

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 5 of the Digital Economy Act 20171, makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement
S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Electronic Communications Code (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017 and come into force on the day that section 4 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Digital Economy Act 2017 come fully into force.

Interpretation
S-2 Interpretation

Interpretation

2. In these Regulations—

“the Act” means the Communications Act 20032;

“the existing code” means the code set out in Schedule 2 to the Telecommunications Act 19843;

“the new code” means the code set out in Schedule 3A to the Act4.

Application of the electronic communications code, etc.

Application of the electronic communications code, etc.

S-3 Paragraph (2) applies where, immediately before the coming into...

3.—(1) Paragraph (2) applies where, immediately before the coming into force of the new code, the existing code applies to a person by virtue of a direction made by OFCOM under section 106(3)(a) of the Act.

(2) The direction referred to in paragraph (1) shall be treated as having been made in relation to the new code.

S-4 Anything done under or for the purposes of sections 106 to 119...

4. Anything done under or for the purposes of sections 106 to 119 of the Act in relation to the existing code, and in force or effective immediately before the repeal of the existing code comes into force, has effect after the new code comes into force as if done under or for the purposes of those sections in relation to the new code.

Matt Hancock

Minister of State

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

18th October 2017

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

The electronic communications code in Schedule 2 to the Telecommunications Act 1984 (the “existing code”, for the purposes of these Regulations) was re-enacted in a revised code in Schedule 3A to the Communications Act 2003, as inserted by section 4 of the Digital Economy Act 2017 (the “new code” for the purposes of these Regulations). Schedule 2 to the Digital Economy Act 2017 makes...

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