Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2006

30 Regulations
  • (1) Section 134(1) is amended by repealing paragraph (e) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (e) providing for examinations to determine the competence of persons wishing to operate radio apparatus and prescribing fees in respect of those examinations; and providing for the issue, revocation, or suspension of certificates of competency in respect of any operations, and for the authorisation by the Secretary of—

      • (i) persons to conduct the examinations; and

      • (ii) persons to issue certificates; and

      • (iii) the content of the examinations; and

      • (iv) the conduct of the examinations:.

    (2) Section 134(1) is amended by repealing paragraph (jb) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (jb) prescribing the infringement fee (not exceeding $2,000) for each infringement offence:.

    (3) Section 134 is amended by inserting the following subsections after subsection (1):

    • (1A) Different fees and different forms may be prescribed for different infringement offences.

    • (1B) The Governor-General may, by Order in Council, in accordance with a recommendation of the Minister, make regulations declaring receivers of any kind to be inappropriate receivers for the purposes of this Act.

    • (1C) The Minister may only make a recommendation under subsection (1B) if the Minister is satisfied that the type of receiver concerned will or may compromise the optimal utilisation of the radio frequency spectrum.