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SI 2017/743.

The Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Communication Services on Ships) (Exemption) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 2nd August. These Regulations implement Commission Implementing Decision 2017/191/EU which amends Decision 2010/166/EU to introduce frequency bands for mobile communication services on board vessels in the European Union  These Regulations revoke the Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Communication Services on Board Ships) (Exemption) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/316).

These Regulations exempt the use of wireless telegraphy apparatus, on board British registered vessels within the territorial waters of the British Isles, which complies with certain terms, provisions and limitations, from the requirement to be licensed under section 8(1) of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006 (c.36).