19. Scope of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006.

The principal statute that governs wireless telegraphy and the radio spectrum is the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006, 1which:

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    (1)     makes general provision about the radio spectrum and, in particular, the carrying out by Ofcom of its radio spectrum functions2;

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    (2)     provides for the radio spectrum to be regulated3, particularly through the licensing of wireless telegraphy4, grants of recognised spectrum access5, the management and administration of the radio spectrum6, and enforcement to prevent misuse or unauthorised use of the spectrum, and contraventions of a wireless telegraphy licence or exemption7;

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    (3)     the regulation of dynamic spectrum access services8;

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    (4)     the regulation