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Telecommunications Act (Cap 206)

Year of Version:2006
Date of Entry into Force:June 1, 1989
Date of Text (Enacted):June 1, 1989
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
This Act, which is contained in the Laws of the Republic of Vanuatu - Consolidated Edition 2006, provides new provisions with respect to the operation and control of telecommunications services and for matters connected therewith.

Part 1 - Interpretation (see page 3)
Section 1 - Interpretation (broadcasting, broadcasting service, telecommunication, telecommunication services, telecommunication system-system for the conveyance of visual images, speech, music and other sounds etc.)

Part 3 – Licensing of Telecommunication Systems (see page 6)

Part 4 – Radiocommunication Services (see page 13)
Part 7 – Transfer of all Property Rights, Assets and Liabilities of the Department of Telecommunications (see page 14)

Part 10 – Offences and Penalties
Available Texts: 

Telecommunications Act (Cap 206) Telecommunications Act (Cap 206), Complete document (pdf) [105 KB] Telecommunications Act (Cap 206), Complete document (htm) [164 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

WIPO Lex No.:VU015



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