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7 2008

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008


Interception of Telecommunications Messages


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.