An intercept of a pager message between its transmission from the local land station to the pager was not unlawful. Such communications are not protected by a provision restricting interception of messages emanating from abroad.
Henry LJ, Sir Patrick Russell, Beaumont QC J
Times 12-Oct-1998, Gazette 14-Oct-1998,  1 WLR 858,  EWCA Crim 2668
Interception of Communications Act 1985 10(2)
England and Wales
Updated: 08 April 2021; Ref: scu.88162