Code agreement—Ofcom’s standard terms
Code agreement—Ofcom’s standard terms

The following Property guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Code agreement—Ofcom’s standard terms
  • Parties
  • Recitals
  • Schedule 1THE APPARATUS
  • Schedule 2THE LAND

STOP PRESS: The City of London Law Society issued a new Digital Fixed Line Infrastructure Agreement for the New Electronic Communications Code on 13 September 2018, see: Digital Fixed Line Infrastructure Wayleave Agreement.

This Agreement is made on [date] between:

  1. [name], whose [address/registered office] is at [address] (the ‘Grantor’); and where applicable, whose Company Registration Number is [insert CRN]; and

  2. [name], whose registered office is at [address] (the ‘Operator’), and whose Company Registration Number is [insert CRN]


  1. 1

    [Name of Grantor]


  1. 2

    [Name of Operator]


  1. The Code (as defined in clause 1) facilitates the deployment of electronic communications apparatus by persons in whose case it is applied

  2. The Code has been applied to the Operator by virtue of a direction under section 106 of the Communications Act 2003

  3. The Grantor is the occupier of certain land

  4. This Agreement is an agreement pursuant to paragraph 9 of Part 2 of the Code. It sets out the contractual basis upon which the Grantor is willing to confer code rights in respect of that land on the Operator


It is agreed as follows:

  1. 1

    Definitions and interpretation

    1. 1.1

      In this Agreement, the following words shall have the following meanings:

    2. Act

      1. means the Communications Act 2003;


      1. means