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Global Positioning System

Volume 448: debated on Monday 3 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what discussions she has had with Ofcom regarding the licensing of global positioning system re-radiators. (81197)

[holding answer 29 June 2006]: No discussions have taken place with Ofcom regarding this issue. To date Ofcom has not licensed the use of GPS repeaters. However it is currently engaged on a project to examine the possibility of the legitimate use of this type of apparatus.