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European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Framework) Regulations 2011. S.I. No. 333 of 2011

European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Framework) Regulations 2011. S.I. No. 333 of 2011

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​The purpose of these Regulations is to give effect to Directive 2002/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on a common regulatory framework for electronic communications and services (Framework Directive), and the amendments to that Directive as introduced by Directive 2009/140/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009.

As well as transposing the amendments made by Directive 2009/140/EC, these Regulations consolidate the provisions of the existing Statutory Instruments transposing the Framework Directive, namely, the “European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Framework) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 307 of 2003)”, the “European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Framework) Regulations 2003 (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 210 of 2006)” and the “European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Framework) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 271 of 2007)”, which have been revoked by these Regulations.

These Regulations establish a framework for the regulation of electronic communications services, electronic communications networks, associated facilities and associated services.

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