Radiocommunications Act 1989

135 Regulations prescribing fees


The Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council, make regulations prescribing the matters in respect of which fees are payable under this Act; the amounts of those fees or the method by which they are to be assessed; and the persons liable for payment of the fees; and providing for the method of payment of, or the waiver or refund of any such fees by the Secretary or the Registrar.


Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), any regulations made under this section may make provision for the payment, by managers or rightholders or both (being persons who are broadcasters within the meaning of the Broadcasting Act 1989), of an annual fee payable to the Secretary, which fee may include an amount to cover the costs incurred by the Secretary in respect of measures taken to deal with interference with the reception of broadcast signals.

Section 135(1): amended, on 19 December 2002, by section 7 of the Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 74).

Section 135(1): amended, on 12 October 2001, by section 48 of the Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 8).

Section 135(1): amended, on 28 August 1990, by section 8(2) of the Radiocommunications Amendment Act (No 2) 1990 (1990 No 104).