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If you are being prosecuted for not having a Television Licence it is the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1949 that TV Licensing will use to convict you.

Over the years there have been numerous amendments to this archaic law, but it's basic outline is still used to fine and imprison people now, more than 50 years later. The first part of the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1949 is shown below, followed by the Acts definition of 'wireless telegraphy'. You can get a full copy of this Act at any main public library...

And so on and so on... as Acts of Parliament go, the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1949 is not that complicated and runs to around 24 pages

The following is the Acts definition of what 'wireless telegraphy' is...

This kind of legislation could be used to convict Fred Flintstone, but in a supposedly civilised democracy, in the 21st century..?

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