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(a) in connection with relevant proceedings in relation to
England that have been transferred to the First-tier Tribunal
by the Upper Tribunal, and

(b) in connection with Part 4A proceedings (whether in relation
5to England or Wales).

(3) Any provision of the code which confers a function on the court is, to
the extent that the function is exercisable by a tribunal under this
regulation, to be read as if the reference to the court included
reference to that tribunal.”

7 (1) 10Regulation 4 (jurisdiction for commencement of proceedings) is amended as
follows.

(2) In the heading, for “relevant” substitute “certain”.

(3) The existing text becomes paragraph (1).

(4) After that paragraph insert—

(2) 15Part 4A proceedings must be commenced—

(a) in relation to England and Wales, in the First-tier Tribunal, or

(b) in relation to Scotland, in the sheriff court.”

8 The amendments made by paragraphs 4 to 7 do not limit the provision that
may be made by regulations under paragraph 95 of the code.

9 20In paragraph 8, “the code” means the electronic communications code set
out in Schedule 3A to the Communications Act 2003.