Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1926.

CitationIR SI 1/1927




I, Séamus Breathnach, Minister for Posts and Telegraphs, in pursuance of Section 6 of the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1926 , do hereby make the following regulations :—

1. The fees for a licence for the possession of wireless receiving apparatus or to establish a wireless receiving station shall be as follows :—

(a) Ordinary Licence

10s. a year.

(b) Schools and Institutions, as, for example, Colleges, Convents, Hospitals, Convalescent Homes, Boarding Houses, etc.

£1 "

(c) Hotels, Restaurants, Cafés, Clubs, Public Houses, etc.

£5 "

(d) Public Entertainments, e.g., Public Halls, Cinemas, Bazaars, etc., open to the public on payment of a charge

£1 a week

(e) Loud Speaker Station for outside free public reception of broadcast matter as an advertisement or demonstration

£5 a year

(f) For other premises or in special circumstances such fee as the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, may prescribe.

2. Licences shall be obtainable on application to the Head Postmaster, the Clerk in Charge of a Branch Money Order Post Office, or the Sub-Postmaster of a Money Order Office in the district in which the applicant resides.

3. The licence shall be available for twelve months from the first day of the month of issue.

4. The licensee shall within 14 days of the end of the period specified in his licence either take out a fresh licence or give notice in writing to the local Postmaster or Sub-Postmaster of his intention not to renew his licence.

5. The licensee shall notify promptly any permanent change of address to the Post Office at which the licence was issued.

6. A licence shall entitle the licensee to keep or use wireless receiving apparatus in the premises occupied by him, but not in any portion of the building which may be sublet to other persons. A separate licence shall be necessary for apparatus in a portion of a house under a separate tenancy, as well as for apparatus in each tenement or flat in separate occupation.

7. A single licence taken out by the authorities of a school or institution or some permanent member of the staff on their behalf shall cover the use of any number of receiving sets in the main building of the school or institution. Separate licences shall be necessary, however, in respect of wireless apparatus in...

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