Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996

Short title and commencement.

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17. (1) This Act may be cited as the Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1996.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), this Act shall come into operation on such day or days as, by order or orders of the Minister under this section, may be appointed therefor either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision, and different days may also be appointed for different purposes and different provisions of this Act.

(3) This Act shall come into operation 90 days following its passing unless an order or orders has or have been made under subsection (2).

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to section exercised (30.06.1997) by Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 110 of 1997), art. 3.

3. The 30th day of June, 1997, is hereby appointed as the day on which sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 12, 13 (1) (paragraphs ( a), ( d) and ( e)) and (4), 14 (1) (in respect of the provisions of the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1926, mentioned in column (3) of Part I of the Third Schedule to the Act) of the Act shall come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (10.03.1997) by Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 109 of 1997), art. 3.

3. The 10th day of March, 1997, is hereby appointed as the day on which section 2 and the First Schedule of the Act shall come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (7.02.1997) by Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 72 of 1997), art. 3.

3. The 7th day of February, 1997, is hereby appointed as the day on which section 14 (2) of the Act shall come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (19.12.1996) by Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1996 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 402 of 1996), art. 3.

3. The 19th day of December, 1996, is hereby appointed as the day on which sections 8, 9, 10(4) to (11) and 14(1)(other than the provisions of the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1926, and sections 46(10) and 90(2) of the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983, mentioned in column (3) of Part I of the Third Schedule to the Act) of the Act shall come into operation.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (16.12.1996 and 1.01.1997) by Telecommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1996 (Commencement) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 385 of 1996), arts. 3 and 4.

3. The 16th day of December, 1996, is hereby appointed as the day on which sections 1,7, 10(1), (2) and (3), 11, 13(1)(other than paragraphs (a), (d) and (e)), (2), (3) and (5), 14(1)(in respect of section 46(10) of the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983, mentioned in column (3) of Part I of the Third Schedule to the Act), 15, 16 and 17 of the Act shall come into operation.

4. The 1st day of January, 1997, is hereby appointed as the day on which section 14(1)(in respect of section 90(2) of the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983, mentioned in column (3) of Part I of the Third Schedule to the Act) of the Act shall come into operation.