Search Legislation

Ambulance Cakes (Offences) Act 2019

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening OptionsExpand opening options

 Help about opening options

More Resources

 Help about more resources

Print Options

10Communications Mishap Cakes E+W

This section has no associated Explanatory Notes

(1)A MGA, or Ambulance Dispatcher is guilty of an Offence if they—

(a)use any profanity over the air in error;

(b)have an open mic error which leads to 'unwanted' conversation being broadcast;

(c)have a Point-to-Point drop out which leads to embarrassment;

(d)screams up for an incident as a matter of urgency, and the incident is actually very minor.

(e)fails to recall the correct phonetics or the phonetic alphabet.

(2)An offence under Section 10(1) is aggravated if—

(a)the 'comms mishap' leads to the revelation of a relationship which was not previously known,

(b)the 'comms mishap' ends any relationship of one of more persons on duty;

(3)A defence under Section 10(1)(a) exists if the use of profanity is simply a direct quote from an incident or incident log/report.

Back to top


id="modalBg" style="width: 1264px; height: 1731px; opacity: 0.8; display: none;">