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TV License Evasion



 
 
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Old July 2nd 03, 07:33 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
David Hearn
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"Dave Fawthrop" wrote in message
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On Wed, 2 Jul 2003 00:40:16 +0100, "Bill Bennett"
wrote:

| So, a friend of mine is going to Uni this year, he wants to watch telly

in
| his dormroom.
|
| What are the chances TV-L will come and kick his ass if he doesnt pay?
|
| What if he has a real TV (which he covers up if the detectors come

round),
| and fobs them off with a little battery powered handheld TV (which would

be
| covered under his parents license?)

The little hand held thing is *only* covered by their TV licence when they
are not using any TV at their home. :-(


Not true. The requirement for not using the 'home' TV is for STATIC
caravans or mobile homes (ie. 2nd homes). Touring caravans and battery
powered TV's are always covered by the home licence - even if a main TV is
being used at home:

TV Licensing say "If you or any other person uses a TV in your static
caravan or mobile home and another is being used in your main home at the
same time, you'll need a separate TV Licence" and then "The TV Licence for
your main address will, however, automatically cover any TV used in a
touring caravan, vehicle or boat, or any televisions operated by their own
internal batteries."

http://www.tv-l.co.uk/tvlic/licence/..._2ndhomes.html

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