Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2006

32 Recovery of fees
  • Section 136 is amended by adding the following subsections:

    • (3) If a rightholder does not pay any fee relating to a spectrum licence in accordance with regulations made under this Act in full within 6 months of the date the fee is due,—

      • (a) the manager of the management rights to which the spectrum licence relates is jointly and severally liable with the rightholder for payment of the unpaid fees; and

      • (b) regardless of whether or not the spectrum licence may be cancelled by the manager alone, and independently of any right of the manager to cancel the licence in accordance with section 57A or 57B, the manager may cancel the licence to which the unpaid fees relate by presenting to the Registrar for the purposes of registration a notice in the prescribed form.

    • (4) Every notice presented under subsection (3) must be accompanied by a statutory declaration from or on behalf of the manager that the rightholder has been served with a copy of the notice in relation to the spectrum licence.

    • (5) The notice must specify—

      • (a) that the spectrum licence is cancelled; and

      • (b) the date from which the cancellation is to apply.