Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2007

Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2007

Public Act2007 No 75
Date of assent19 September 2007


This Act is administered by the Ministry of Economic Development.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2007.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Radiocommunications Act 1989.

4 Interpretation
  • The definition of Registrar in section 2(1) is amended by omitting the Deputy and substituting a Deputy.

5 Appointment of Registrar and Deputy Registrar
  • Section 4 is repealed and the following section substituted:

    4 Appointment of Registrar and Deputy Registrars
    • (1) There must be—

      • (a) a Registrar of Radio Frequencies; and

      • (b) 1 or more Deputy Registrars of Radio Frequencies.

      (2) Each Registrar and Deputy Registrar must be appointed under the State Sector Act 1988 by the Secretary.

      (3) Subject to the control of the Registrar, a Deputy Registrar has and may exercise or perform all the powers, duties, and functions of the Registrar.

      (4) The fact that a Deputy Registrar exercises or performs any of the powers, duties, or functions of the Registrar is conclusive evidence of the Deputy Registrar's authority to do so.

Legislative history

11 September 2007Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 107-2) by committee of the whole House
11 September 2007Third reading