Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008

PART 3

Interception of Telecommunications Messages

Introductory

22.

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.