Radiocommunications Act 1989

Caveats

89 Caveat against dealing with radio frequencies

(1)

Any person—

(a)

claiming to be entitled to, or to be beneficially interested in,—

(i)

the management rights in relation to any radio frequencies in respect of which a record of management rights is registered under this Act; or

(ii)

any spectrum licence—

by virtue of any unregistered agreement or other instrument, or of any trust expressed or implied, or otherwise howsoever; or

(b)

transferring—

(i)

the management rights in relation to any such radio frequencies; or

(ii)

any spectrum licence—

to any other person to be held in trust—

may at any time lodge with the Registrar a caveat in the prescribed form.

(2)

Every caveat lodged under subsection (1) shall contain a statement of the grounds on which the caveat is lodged.

(3)

No caveat may be lodged pursuant to subsection (1)(a) in respect of any entitlement or beneficial interest arising or claimed to have arisen before the commencement of this Act.

Section 89(1)(a)(ii): amended, on 12 October 2001, by section 54 of the Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 8).

Section 89(1)(b)(ii): amended, on 31 October 2006, by section 24 of the Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 54).