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Long awaited reform of Telecoms Code rushed into Infrastructure Bill

The Law Commission’s report on reform of the Electronic Communications Code was published in February 2013, following a consultation that ended in October 2012.  Although the government announced last December that it would bring forward reforms to the Electronic Communications Code, it has come as a surprise to many that a new Code has been inserted into the

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Electronic Communications Code

The Law Commission today closes its consultation on reform of the Electronic Communications Code. Famously described as “one of the least coherent pieces of legislation on the statute book” by Lord Justice Lewison in a 2010 judgment, the Code gives telecommunications operators rights over private land to further the coverage of their networks.  Long thought