Communications Regulation Act 2002
F118 [ Interpretation: Part 6.
58A. — In this Part —
‘ ECAS ’ means an emergency call answering service operated under a contract entered into under section 58B ;
‘ ECAS contract ’ means a contract for the operation of an emergency call handling service;
‘ ECAS operator ’ means the person who operates an emergency call answering service in accordance with a contract entered into under section 58B;
‘ emergency call ’ means an electronic communication (such as a telephone call) that is forwarded from an undertaking to the ECAS operator for onward transmission to an emergency service, and includes a call that may not be a genuine one;
‘ emergency service ’ means the Garda S í och á na, a fire brigade, ambulance service, the Irish Coast Guard or a civil emergency service. ]
Inserted (15.05.2007) by Communications Regulation (Amendment) Act 2007 (22/2007), s. 16, S.I. No. 224 of 2007.