|616||Title:||Communications Authority Ordinance||Gazette Number:||E.R. 2 of 2012|
|Section:||4||Heading:||Functions of Authority||Version Date:||02/08/2012|
(1) The Authority has all the functions conferred on it by or under the Broadcasting (Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap 391).
(2) All functions conferred on the Telecommunications Authority by or under the Telecommunications Ordinance (Cap 106), the Broadcasting Ordinance (Cap 562), the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Ordinance (Cap 593) or any other Ordinance as they were in force immediately before the commencement date and not inconsistent with this Ordinance are conferred on the Authority.
(3) It is also the function of the Authority to tender advice to the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development on any legislation, legislative proposals and regulatory policies relating to telecommunications, broadcasting, anti-spamming or activities connected with the telecommunications or broadcasting sectors.
(4) Without limiting any other matters to which the Authority may have regard, in performing its functions, the Authority must have regard to such of the following as appear to it to be relevant in the circumstancesˇX