(1) In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—
Leased circuit means the whole or any part of the capacity of one or more telecommunications links provided by an overseas operator, being the whole or the part that is dedicated, pursuant to an agreement between a person in New Zealand and the overseas operator, to the use of a particular person
Overseas operator means a person who operates, from a territory outside New Zealand, facilities for the purpose of providing telecommunications services
Public networks means networks that support the provision of public switched telecommunications services
Public switched telecommunications services—
Registered operator means a person registered as an operator under these regulations
Secretary means the chief executive of the Ministry of Economic Development
Secretary: this definition was substituted, as from 7 September 2000, by section 8(2) Ministry of Economic Development Act 2000 (2000 No 28).
Telecommunications link means any line, radio frequency, or other medium used for telecommunications.
(2) Expressions not defined in these regulations but defined in the Act have, in these regulations, the meanings so defined.