Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2000

41 Regulations
  • Section 116 of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (1), and substituting the following subsection:

    • (1) The Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council, make regulations—

      • (a) providing for the making of applications for, and the granting of, radio licences granting to holders the right to transmit radio waves on specified frequencies; and for the terms and conditions subject to which any radio licences may be granted, transferred, suspended, or revoked:

      • (b) providing for the making of applications for, and the granting of, general user radio licences granting to every person the right to transmit on any frequency specified in the licence; and providing for the terms and conditions subject to which general user radio licences may be granted, transferred, suspended, or revoked:

      • (c) authorising the Secretary to grant exemptions from the requirement for a radio licence in respect of the transmission of radio waves using certain radio apparatus, where the Secretary is satisfied that a licence is not required for the efficient and effective management of the radio frequency spectrum:

      • (d) requiring, as a condition of a radio licence or a condition of an exemption from the requirement to obtain a radio licence, that every transmission comply with the First Schedule:

      • (e) providing for the allocation of radio licences by competitive tender or auction, and for the payment of consideration to the Crown under any tender or auction:

      • (f) providing for the making of applications for and the granting of radio licences, providing for the protection from harmful interference from co-channel emissions, and specifying the terms and conditions subject to which any radio licences may be granted, transferred, suspended, or revoked:

      • (g) prescribing offences in respect of contraventions of any regulations made under this section.