Communications Regulation (Amendment) Act 2007

5.

Amendment of section 10 of Principal Act (functions of Commission).

5.— Section 10 of the Principal Act is amended as follows:

( a) by substituting “are” for “shall be”, where first occurring;

( b) by inserting the following paragraph after subsection (1)( c):

“( ca) to monitor the quality and efficiency of the emergency call answering service established under Part 6,”;

( c) by substituting the following paragraphs for subsection (1)( d):

“( d) to carry out investigations into matters relating to the supply of, and access to, electronic communications services, electronic communications networks and associated facilities and the transmission of such services on such networks,

( da) for the purpose of contributing to an open and competitive market and also for statistical purposes, to collect, compile, extract, disseminate and publish information from undertakings relating to the provision of electronic communications services, electronic communications networks and associated facilities and the transmission of such services on those networks, and”;

( d) by substituting the following subsection for subsection (2):

“(2) The Commission may carry out an investigation referred to in subsection (1) either on its own initiative or as a result of a complaint made by an end user or an undertaking.”;

( e) in subsection (3), by substituting “under this or any other Act” for “under this Act”.