Communications Regulation Act 2002

Public service requirements.


36.—(1) The Minister may from time to time specify public service requirements in relation to licences or authorisations mentioned in subsection (3).

(2) Any requirements specified under subsection (1) shall be published by the Minister in Iris Oifigiúil.

(3) It shall be a condition of any licence or authorisation to provide a network service or system referred to in section 111(2) (inserted by S.I. No. 96 of 1998) of the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983, that the holder of the licence or authorisation complies with any public service requirements under subsection (1).

(4) In this section, “public service requirements” means essential requirements and requirements relating to conditions of permanence and availability provided or to be provided by the provider of electronic communications, services, networks or associated facilities.