Information and Communication Technologies INo. 15 of 2009 117 THE INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, ACT ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I PRELIMINARY I . Short title and commencement Interpretation Supremacy of Act PART II THE ZAMBIA INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY Continuation and re-naming of Authority Functions of Authority Independence of Authority Authority to issue guidelines Competition in sector PART III LICENSING OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS OTHER THAN RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS Prohibition of operation of network or provision of service without licence Licences Application for licence Issue of licence Conditions of licence Variation of licence Surrender of licence Transfer of license Amendment of licence Suspension or cancellation of licence Renewal of licence Exemption of specific persons, activities etc. Obligations of persons undertaking exempt activities Reserved service Provision of essential services Change of control of licencee Necessity for scarce resources assignment 2 6. Register Copies of this Act may can be obtained from the Government Printer, P.O. Box 30136, 10101 Lusaka. Price K33,500 each.