Niue Telephone Regulations 1968

  • revoked
  • Niue Telephone Regulations 1968: revoked, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(2) of the Niue Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 71).

Reprint
as at 20 September 2007

Niue Telephone Regulations 1968

(SR 1968/25)

  • Niue Telephone Regulations 1968: revoked, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(2) of the Niue Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 71).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These regulations are administered in the Department of Maori and Islands Affairs.


PURSUANT to the Niue Act 1966, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.

Contents


1 Title and commencement
  • (1) These regulations may be cited as the Niue Telephone Regulations 1968.

    (2) These regulations shall come into force in Niue on the 1st day of April 1968.

2 Interpretation
  • (1) In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Contract means the agreement which is executed when application is made for telephone service

    Department means the Radio Station and includes the Superintendent of Radio, and any officer of the Department acting in the premises

    Exchange means a departmental telephone exchange consisting of one or more offices containing switching apparatus by means of which intercommunication between the various subscribers' stations connected therewith may be given

    Extension station means a subsidiary station normally having access to the exchange line, with or without the intervention of the main station

    Individual line means a subscriber's line connecting one subscriber's station with a telephone exchange

    Main station means the subscriber's main telephone apparatus on which incoming calls are normally received

    Party line means a line connecting two or more subscribers' stations with a telephone exchange

    Prescribed charge means the charge stated in Schedule 1 to these regulations for the service referred to in that Schedule

    Rental means the amount which the Resident Commissioner charges for the use of the telephone equipment which forms part of a telephone exchange connection

    Resident Commissioner means the Resident Commissioner of Niue

    Subscriber means the person who is recognised by the Resident Commissioner as the lessee of a telephone exchange connection

    Superintendent means the Superintendent of Radio; and includes any officer of the Niue Public Service acting for the time being in the place of the Superintendent of Radio, whether during any vacancy in that office or otherwise.

    (2) Notwithstanding the use in these regulations or in any contract or other document of any of the words lease, lessee, and rental, or any similar words, no subscriber shall at any time be deemed to be in possession or entitled to possession of any line as defined in the Post Office Act 1959, telephone instrument, apparatus, or equipment, the property of the Crown, except such as is from time to time for the time being installed within the buildings of the subscriber's premises, and all other lines, apparatus, and equipment to which any contract relates shall be deemed to remain in the possession of the Crown but to be the subject of a right in the subscriber to have the use and benefit of the same to the extent and in the manner provided by the contract and by these regulations and not further or otherwise.

Part 1
Telephone exchange services

3 Telephone services subject to regulations
  • All telephone services furnished by the Department shall be subject to these regulations and to all amendments and extensions thereof and substituted regulations at any time in force, and it shall be a condition implied in every contract for telephone services heretofore or hereafter made by the Department that the contract shall be so subject.

4 Applications for service
  • Applications for telephone exchange service shall be made in writing on the form of application and contract supplied for that purpose. Any application made on behalf of a partnership or a company shall be signed by one of the partners or by an authorised officer of the company respectively. Except where special services are sought, the application and contract shall be in form 1 in Schedule 2 to these regulations.

5 Service connection fee
  • A service connection fee prescribed in Schedule 1 to these regulations shall be payable in respect of each new or additional connection (main station), except in the case of a temporary connection as provided for in regulation 40 of these regulations. The Resident Commissioner may, in special circumstances, waive or reduce the fee. The fee shall be an initial charge only, and shall be payable at the time of application for service.

6 Annual rates and other charges
  • Telephone services shall be subject to the annual rates and other charges appropriate to the classes of service provided as prescribed in Schedule 1 to these regulations, and shall be for such minimum period as the Department may determine at the time of application, and shall be continued thereafter until the subscriber gives notice in writing that the service is to be discontinued or until the Department discontinues the service. Every contract for the hire of instruments shall be deemed to be for the minimum period referred to therein and thereafter until discontinuance of the service as aforesaid, subject to the rights of the Department to discontinue the service, notwithstanding that the minimum period may not have expired.

7 Charges for telegrams
  • In addition to being liable for the payment of any telephone charges in respect of the telephone exchange connection leased by him, a subscriber shall be liable for the charges in respect of all telegrams telephoned from his telephone station to a telegram office for onward transmission.

8 Refusal or discontinuation of service
  • The Superintendent may, at his discretion,—

    • (a) Refuse to comply with an application for connection with any telephone exchange system, or for the transfer of any existing telephone service or for the construction of any telephone line:

    • (b) Disconnect a subscriber's telephone from one exchange should he consider such action desirable:

    • (c) Discontinue giving service at any exchange if other suitable arrangements can be made for serving the subscribers:

    • (d) Instead of refusing absolutely to comply with any application, accede thereto only upon such conditions as to security, nature of service (including type of apparatus) to be afforded, special minimum period of contract, or other conditions as he may think fit.

9 Business stations
  • For the purposes of assessment, a subscriber's station shall be deemed to be a business station—

    • (a) If it is installed in premises that are used as a warehouse, shop, office, boardinghouse, or otherwise wholly or in part for business purposes, including a private residence so used:

    • (b) If in any other way it bears prima facie evidence of being used for business purposes or, in the opinion of the Superintendent is so used.

10 Residential station used for a business
  • Whenever in the opinion of the Superintendent a station assessed as a residential station is used for a business, the Superintendent may require payment at the rate prescribed for a business station from the date when in his opinion it was so used.

11 Poles at cost of subscriber
  • All poles in excess of one on private roads or private property shall be supplied, erected, and renewed whenever in the opinion of the Superintendent renewal is advisable, at the cost of the subscriber or subscribers concerned, except that no charge shall be made in this respect—

    • (a) When the pole line forms part of a route to be used in serving other subscribers; or

    • (b) When the pole line is used for other departmental purposes; or

    • (c) When there is in the opinion of the Superintendent an alternative route by public road; or

    • (d) In exceptional cases where the Superintendent so directs.

12 Telephone directory to be supplied
  • For the rates prescribed for telephone exchange stations the Department shall supply one copy of the telephone directory for each telephone, and provide and maintain all necessary exchange equipment, subscribers' lines, and one telephone per station.

13 Superintendent may alter or change number
  • No subscriber shall have any right to or interest in any particular number, and the Superintendent may alter or change any number at his discretion.

14 Use of telephone exchange lines
  • Except in cases in which the preservation of human life or the protection of public property may be involved, or as otherwise provided in these regulations, telephone exchange lines shall be used only by the subscriber, his family, guests, and employees, and exclusively on his or their affairs. On breach of this regulation the Superintendent may cause the telephone service to be discontinued.

15 Party line service
  • Party line service shall be provided to the extent that the equipment available in the telephone exchange permits, and then only when the subscribers desiring to be connected with the same line can in the opinion of the Department conveniently be served from the same point of distribution.

16 Regrouping of subscribers on party lines
  • The Superintendent may regroup the subscribers on party lines, and may make additional connections to party lines, without the consent of the existing subscribers.

17 Duration of conversation over party line
  • A conversation over any party line shall not exceed six minutes in duration if the line is required by any other person.

18 Calls over party line exceeding reasonable use of line
  • When in the opinion of the Superintendent the number of calls originated or received by any subscriber connected with a party line precludes a reasonable use of the line by the other parties, the Superintendent may require the subscriber either to rent an individual line or to be transferred to a line with which there will be smaller number of parties connected.

19 Rating system for annual charges
  • For every subscriber's main station there shall be payable an annual charge covering an unlimited number of local calls and fixed according to—

    • (a) Whether the station is a business station or residence:

    • (b) Whether the station is on an individual line, or a party line.

20 Rate charge
  • Subject to regulation 15 of these regulations, and unless otherwise specified in these regulations, individual, two, three, four, and five party line service shall be furnished to stations at the rates prescribed in Schedule 1 to these regulations.

21 System of payment
  • All prescribed annual charges for telephone exchange service shall be payable in advance by equal half-yearly instalments on the first days of the half-yearly periods commencing on the first days of April and October:

    Provided that on the commencement of service or of any extended or additional service a proportionate part of the annual charges from the date on which the service is made available to the next ensuring half-yearly day of payment shall be paid within seven days after the first mentioned date.

22 Failure to pay charge
  • If any subscriber fails for seven days after written demand made upon him to pay any instalment of annual charges or any other charges due by him under these regulations, the Superintendent may cause the telephone service to be discontinued.

23 Defaulter in respect of charges
  • If a subscriber becomes a defaulter in respect of any charges due under the conditions of contract, or any other telephone charges due under these regulations, he shall not be furnished with telephone service of any kind until he has discharged his liability to the Department.

24 Service obtained by defaulter in other name
  • If the Superintendent is satisfied that any service is being obtained either in his own or any other name by a person who is, in the opinion of the Superintendent, a defaulter in connection with any telephone service furnished by the Department, the Resident Commissioner may cause the telephone service to be discontinued.

25 Reconnection fee
  • In the event of any subscriber's service being discontinued in accordance with regulation 22 of these regulations, a reconnection fee, prescribed in Schedule 1 to these regulations, in addition to all other amounts due, shall be payable by the subscriber before the service is restored. If the instruments at the subscriber's premises have been removed, or if any portion of the circuit has been dismantled, a request for application for restoring the circuit shall be treated as an application for a new connection.

26 Refund of rental
  • Should a subscriber discontinue the renting of a service during the currency of a period for which rental has been paid in advance, a refund of rental shall be granted in respect of the unexpired term if it exceeds seven days; but no refund shall be granted in respect of any portion of the minimum period originally provided for in the contract.

27 Adjustment of rental
  • (1) In the event of the number of subscribers' stations connected with a line being reduced by the withdrawal of one or more of the subscribers, the amended rates prescribed in respect of the remaining stations shall take effect from the first day of the next half yearly period for which accounts are to be issued.

    (2) In the event of the number of subscribers' stations connected with a line being increased, the new or additional subscriber shall pay rental from the date of their connection at the rates prescribed for the amended number of stations connected with the line; but no alteration shall be made in the rentals of the original stations until the first day of the following month.

    (3) Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this regulation a reduction in the number of subscribers' stations connected with a party line shall not affect the rental of a subscriber until the expiration of the minimum period originally provided for in the contract.

28 Telephone directory listings
  • For each subscriber's main station one free entry will be published in the telephone directory to contain not more than one line of print and to consist of the name or firm name of the subscriber or his nominee, his business (in the case of a business station), his address, and the telephone number.

29 Supply of equipment
  • All lines as defined in section 141 of the Post Office Act 1959, telephone instruments, equipment, and fittings in connection with the telephone exchange system, except where otherwise provided by these regulations, shall be supplied and erected by the Department, and, except with the authority of the Department, no person other than an employee of the Department provided with proper means of identification shall interfere with or make any additions or alterations to any such electric line, instrument, equipment, or fitting under the Department's control. In the event of any such interference by any unauthorised person, the subscriber concerned shall be liable to have his service discontinued without prejudice to any other liability that may be incurred.

30 Inspection of equipment
  • Employees of the Department provided with proper means of identification shall at all reasonable times have free access to the premises of any subscriber for the purpose of inspection, removal, or replacement of the departmental apparatus therein.

31 Precautions to prevent damage or injury
  • The Superintendent shall take reasonable precautions to prevent damage or injury to subscribers or their premises from fire or other cause by reason of the installation of telephone apparatus, but neither the Superintendent nor the Crown shall be liable for any damage or injury that may arise from the failure of any such precautions.

32 Damage to equipment
  • (1) In the event of any instrument, battery, or equipment on the premises of a subscriber being lost, wholly destroyed, or partially damaged through any means whatever (other than fair wear and tear), the subscriber shall pay to the Department, on demand, the cost to the Department of replacing or repairing the instrument, battery, or equipment; but no charge shall be made in respect of any instrument, battery, or equipment accidentally destroyed or damaged by fire, earthquake, or other inevitable catastrophe.

    (2) This regulation shall apply notwithstanding that there has been no negligence on the part of the subscriber or any person for whom he is responsible, and notwithstanding that the loss, destruction, or damage may have arisen from some cause not due to the act or default of the subscriber.

33 Cleansing of telephone
  • Any person who, not being the subscriber or an employee of the subscriber, cleanses, without the written permission of the Department, the mouthpiece or earpiece of any telephone the property of the Department, for fee or reward, commits an offence against these regulations.

34 Interference with equipment
  • (1) No person shall damage or destroy or interfere with any line as defined in section 141 of the Post Office Act 1959, telephone instrument, apparatus, or equipment being the property of the Government, whether supplied under this Part or under any other Part of these regulations or otherwise, and whether or not in the possession or control of that person, or cause or suffer the same to be damaged or destroyed or interfered with, or put the same or cause or suffer the same to be put to any improper use.

    (2) For the purpose of this regulation, interference includes the removal from its regular place of any instrument, apparatus, or equipment unless supplied as intended to be portable; and also includes the removal or detachment of a part of any instrument, apparatus, or equipment unless supplied as intended to be at the discretion of the user detachable; and also includes the adjustment, maintenance, repair, and modification of any instrument, apparatus, or equipment, and the incorporation therein or connection therewith or addition thereto of any additional or other instrument, apparatus, or equipment.

    (3) Every person who commits a breach of this regulation commits an offence against these regulations.

35 Transmission of communications or musical items
  • (1) No person shall use any telephone instrument, or cause or suffer any telephone instrument to be used, for the transmission of communications of a nature calculated to annoy or irritate any person.

    (2) No person shall without the authority of the Resident Commissioner, use any telephone instrument, or cause or suffer any telephone instrument to be used, for the purpose of transmitting musical items, whether they be derived from direct vocal or instrumental performance or from radio broadcast transmission or from mechanically operated musical instruments or reproducing instruments or otherwise.

    (3) Every person who commits a breach of this regulation commits an offence against these regulations.

36 Service discontinued for illegal or improper use of instrument
  • The Resident Commissioner may, in his discretion, cause the telephone service of any subscriber to be discontinued—

    • (a) If any person is convicted of a breach of section 108 of the Post Office Act 1959 or of regulation 34 or regulation 35 of these regulations involving the use of a telephone instrument belonging to the telephone service; or

    • (b) If, in the opinion of the Resident Commissioner, a telephone instrument belonging to that telephone service has been used in a manner contrary to section 108 of the Post Office Act 1959 or regulation 34 or regulation 35 of these regulations; or

    • (c) If, in the opinion of the Resident Commissioner, a place of business or house or other premises where a telephone instrument belonging to that telephone service is situated is or are used for any illegal, immoral, or improper purpose.

37 Interruption of service
  • Neither the Resident Commissioner nor any officer of the Department nor the Crown shall be liable for any action, claim, or demand for compensation for interruption of telephone service arising from any cause whatsoever:

    Provided that when a subscriber moves from one part of a village to another, and the Department is unable to provide him with telephone service within seven days, an allowance shall be made of the amount of the rental corresponding to the number of days during which the subscriber is deprived of telephone service.

38 Overloaded lines
  • With a view to reducing the number of ineffective calls due to overloaded lines, the Superintendent may require any subscriber on whose line or lines the number of such calls exceeds 25 percent of the number of effective incoming calls to rent an additional circuit, in default of which telephone service may be discontinued.

39 Removal of plant
  • (1) Whenever telephone service is discontinued pursuant to any of these regulations, it shall be lawful for employees of the Department provided with proper means of identification to enter the premises in which are installed any wires, instruments, apparatus, or equipment of the Department and to remove the same from the premises, without prejudice to the subscriber's liability for any unpaid rental or other charges due an owing or occurring under these regulations; and no liability or claim for damages on the part of any person shall be against the Resident Commissioner or any officer or employee of the Department or the Crown, whether by reason of the discontinuance notice, entry, or removal, or on any ground.

    (2) Any person who, without lawful justification, refuses to deliver to any employee of the Department any wires, instruments, apparatus, or equipment of the Department to the possession of which he is not for the time being entitled commits an offence against these regulations, without prejudice to any other liability that may be incurred.

Part 2
Miscellaneous telephone services

40 Temporary telephone service
  • (1) When telephone service is desired for a shorter term than the period determined under regulation 6 of these regulations, the service may be granted conditionally on the applicant making application in writing in form 2 in Schedule 2 to these regulations, and paying, in addition to the estimated cost involved in establishing the service, the cost of labour, transport of labour, transport of material, and value of any material which is perishable or is so dealt with in making the installation as in the opinion of the Department not afterwards to be conveniently usable, a charge based on the annual rate for a permanent connection, with a minimum charge as for six months.

    (2) The estimated cost of establishing the service and the minimum charge shall be payable before the service is provided.

    (3) In the event of the subscriber ultimately deciding to have the temporary service converted to an ordinary permanent one, the usual contract shall be executed, and the prescribed charge shall take effect from the date of completion of the contract. In any such case the cost of making the connection shall be refunded, but the usual service connection fee must be paid.

    (4) Temporary extension telephones may be installed on payment of the usual installation charges as for temporary connections. Rental shall be charged at the rate prescribed in Schedule 1 to these regulations.

41 Joint use of telephone
  • Any subscriber may with the approval of the Superintendent and upon payment of the fee prescribed in Schedule 1 to these regulations obtain the right to allow the use of his telephone instrument to any person occupying an office in the same building, or occupying the same private residence, within which the telephone instrument is placed. In any such cases the subscriber shall make application in writing in form 3 in Schedule 2 to these regulations and be responsible for all service charges and toll charges, but may charge to the person or persons having the joint use of the telephone any portion of the said charges. The fee applicable to joint use entitles each of the joint users to the insertion of his name in the telephone directory. If any extension telephones are involved the charges for those instruments shall be determined by the Superintendent.

42 Removals
  • (1) Subject to the approval of the Department, subscribers may have their telephones and apparatus removed to other premises, or the position of their telephones and apparatus altered, upon giving sufficient notice in writing and paying the fees prescribed in Schedule 1 to these regulations.

    (2) In the event of a subscriber removing from or giving possession of the premises in which the telephone is situated without making arrangements approved of by the Superintendent for the removal of the telephone or discontinuance of the service, the Resident Commissioner may cause the service to be discontinued.

43 Change of apparatus
  • Subject to the approval of the Department, a subscriber may obtain a change of apparatus upon making application in writing, including an agreement to pay any additional rental involved and upon payment of the installation charges prescribed in Schedule 1 to these regulations.

44 Transfer of connection
  • A fee, as prescribed in Schedule 1 to these regulations, shall be payable for the transfer of an existing exchange connection whether the transfer necessitates a removal or not. The application for transfer shall be in form 4 in Schedule 2 to these regulations, and all outstanding toll fees shall be paid before the transfer is granted. Any rental held by the Department in respect of the period subsequent to the date of transfer shall be credited to the account of the transferee. The transfer of a telephone involving its removal shall be granted only in exceptional circumstances or where the transfer is to take place before the expiration of the minimum period provided for in the contract, and on payment of the usual removal charges.

45 New occupier to obtain transfer
  • A person who has entered into the occupation of any premises having telephone service shall not be entitled to make use of the telephone until he has obtained a transfer; and, if any such person makes use of the service before obtaining a transfer, he shall be deemed to have assumed the service, and (without prejudice to any liability of the subscriber or any right or power of the Department) shall be liable for all amounts owing in respect of the service of the time when he entered into occupation of the premises, as well as amounts which become payable in respect of any use of the telephone after that time.

46 Subscriber not to sell service
  • (1) A subscriber shall not sell or offer for sale his telephone service; nor shall a subscriber accept a monetary offer for the transfer of his telephone.

    (2) If in the Resident Commissioner's opinion any subscriber violates this regulation, or if any telephone connection is obtained by the violation of this regulation, the Resident Commissioner may cause the telephone service in respect of which the offence is committed to be discontinued.

    (3) Nothing in this regulation shall prevent the transfer of a telephone service to a new or existing subscriber, with the consent of the Department, upon or in connection with a bona fide change in the occupancy of the premises in which the service is installed.

47 Change in intercommunicating system
  • (1) Subject to the approval of the Department, and on making application in form 2 in Schedule 2 to these regulations, including an agreement to pay the cost of the labour and incidental expenses involved in installing the necessary apparatus, telephones and the associated wiring, a subscriber may obtain telephones and switching facilities for intercommunication between various positions in the same premises.

    (2) The charges for intercommunicating services are as prescribed in Schedule 1 hereto.

    (3) In this regulation and in regulation 48 of these regulations the term same premises includes various buildings detached from one another but within the same boundaries as the main premises and forming part of the same establishment; but does not include separate dwellings on the same property. The Superintendent may, however, authorise, in special circumstances the installation of extension stations involving wires crossing a public street or road or another person's property.

48 Extension telephones
  • (1) Extension telephones and other miscellaneous equipment required within the same building or upon the same premises (as defined in regulation 47(3) of these regulations) as the main station shall be furnished and maintained by the Department upon payment of the installation and rental charges prescribed in Schedule 1 hereto.

    (2) An extension telephone shall not be installed in a subscriber's business premises if the main station with which it is associated is paid for as a residence station.

49 Private branch exchange
  • The equipment of a private branch exchange shall include a switchboard or switching apparatus of sufficient capacity to provide accommodation for all exchange lines and extension stations required by the subscriber, together with the necessary batteries, ringing devices, fitting, and one telephone or operator's set for each switchboard position. The cost of power for charging and recharging any secondary batteries associated with a private branch exchange shall be borne by the subscriber.

Part 3
General provisions

50 Crown may enter into contracts
  • Nothing in these regulations shall affect the power of the Crown to enter into contracts for the provision of special equipment and wiring arrangements in cases not provided for by these regulations.

51 Penalty for offences
  • Every person who commits an offence against these regulations is liable to a fine not exceeding $10.

52 Telephone Regulations 1961 not in force in Niue
  • As from the commencement of these regulations, neither the Telephone Regulations 19611 nor any regulations made in amendment thereof or in substitution therefor shall be in force in Niue.


Schedule 1

A
Annual rates for stations

(Reg 20)

Class of StationBusiness RateResidence Rate
 $$
Individual24.0015 00
Two party18.0013.00
Three party16.0011.00
Four party14.009.00
Five party (or more)12.007.00

B
Temporary telephone service

(REG 40)

(1)Main station ...................................................................
A weekly rate at one fifty-second of annual rate plus 50 percent, with a minimum charge as for two weeks or whichever is the higher, and a minimum charge of 50c for each succeeding week or fraction thereof.
(2)Extension station ...................................................................
15c a week or fraction thereof with a minimum charge of 30c.

(3) The applicant must pay also the estimated installation and dismantling costs in respect of labour and transport, and the value of any irrecoverable material or material rendered unfit for further use, with a minimum charge of $1. If the connection is later made permanent a service connection fee becomes payable, and the foregoing costs are refunded less the value of any temporary material rendered unusable in so doing.

C
Joint use of telephone

(REG 41)

Additional annual rental—$
Business main station ...................................................................
6.00
Residence main station ...................................................................
4.00

D
Extension stations

(REG 48)

 $
Extension telephone ...................................................................
5.00

E
Change of apparatus

(REG 43)

Description of ChangeFor One ChangeFor Each Additional Change in Same Premises at Same Time
 $$
(a) Change to another telephone2.000.50
(b) Conversion of a manual extension telephone from non-intercommunicating to intercommunicating4.001.00
(c) Change of extension bell or other small item of miscellaneous equipment where no additional wiring is required2.001.00

F
Intercommunicating service

(REG 47)

(1)The subscriber is charged the cost of the labour and expenses involved for—

  • (a) Providing a new extension station or system:

  • (b) Adding to or altering an existing system:

  • (c) Changing to another system:

  • (d) Replacing a system by another of greater capacity:

  • (e) Installing switchboards, at the request of the subscriber, in excess of the number required to handle the normal traffic.

(2)The annual charges for installed equipment are as follows—

 $
(a) Each trunk line to main exchange ...................................................................
24.00
(b) Each extension station ...................................................................
9.00

G
Miscellaneous fees and charges

 $
(1) Service connection fee (reg 4)6.00
(2) Reconnection fee (reg 25)3.00
(3) Transfer fee (reg 44)1.00
(4) After-hours connection5.00
(5) Extension bell1.00
(6) Push-button and buzzer1.50

H
Removal of telephones

(REG 42)

(1)Fee for removal to other premises—-

 $
(a) Main telephone ...................................................................
6.00
But if the telephone, internal wiring, and outside circuit are in position from a former connection and the equipment is taken over without alteration the charge is reduced to ...................................................................
2.00
(b) Ordinary extension telephone, when moved at the same time as the main telephone ...................................................................
2.00
But if an extension telephone is already in position from a former connection and no alteration in position or wiring is required no charge is made. 
If an extension telephone is moved away from the premises in which the main telephone is located, becoming a distant extension, or if a distant extension is moved to other premises, the charge is ...................................................................
4.00
(c) Extension bell or other miscellaneous equipment which involves labour in fitting, when moved at the same time as the main telephone ...................................................................
2.00

(2)Fee for removal within premises:

From One Room To AnotherFrom One Position To Another In the Same Room
 $$
(a) Main telephone2.001.00
(b) Ordinary extension telephone2.001.00
(c) Extension bell or other miscellaneous equipment2.001.00
(d) Intercommunicating extension telephoneLabour and incidental expensesLabour and incidental expenses

(3) In the case of a removal or an alteration which is not covered above, or the disturbance of apparatus, equipment, or wiring by building alterations or renovations, the subscriber is charged with the labour and incidental expenses.

Schedule 2
Telephone exchange service

Form 1
Form of application and contract

Reg 4

.

To the Superintendent of Radio, ALOFI APPLICATION I/WE, (Mr) (Mrs) (Miss)Full name, hereby request that you arrange for the installation of a telephone on my/our behalf at in accordance with the under-mentioned particulars. I/WE tender herewith the prescribed service connection fee of $6.00. PARTICULARS OF SERVICE DESIRED (Indicate requirements thus) Classification of service Type of service Business Individual Residence Party line Type of fitting Desk Wall CONTRACT For the use of the telephone instruments, and for the telephone service, I/WE agree to pay the prescribed charges in advance as from the date of connection, and to be bound by all regulations from time to time in force respecting the hire or use of Government telephones, and to perform and conform to all conditions contained in any such regulations. And I/WE further agree to hire the said instruments and line for the terms of ...... from the date of connection. Signature of applicant Signature of witness Occupation Occupation Address Address Date Date

Form 2
Telephone exchange service

Reg 40

.

Application for Auxiliary Telephone Service, Miscellaneous Equipment, or for Removal of Existing Telephones To the Superintendent of Radio, ALOFI I hereby request that you [Insert particulars of service required, in respect of which I agree to pay the prescribed charges and estimated costs amounting to . Delete if not applicable And I further agree to pay half yearly in advance, as from the date of installation, the annual rates prescribed for any auxiliary services or miscellaneous equipment applied for hereon. Signature of subscriber Occupation Address Signature of witness Occupation Address Date

Form 3
Telephone exchange service

Reg 41

.

To the Superintendent of Radio, ALOFI I/WE, desire permission for M who is occupying a portion of the (residential) (business) premises in which my/our telephone, No is situated, to have the joint use of the said telephone, for which I/WE agree to pay, in addition to the present rental, the prescribed charges for this class of telephone service. It is desired that the extra listing in the telephone directory be as follows: . Signature of subscriber Occupation Address Signature of witness Occupation Address I agree to the telephone directory listing set out below: Signature of person requiring joint use of telephone Occupation Address Signature of witness Occupation Address Date

Form 4
Telephone exchange service

Reg 44

.

To the Superintendent of Radio, ALOFI I/WE, hereby make application for the transfer to me /us of the telephone exchange connection at present in the name of in respect of which rental has already been paid in advance to the Date, and tender herewith the transfer fee of $1. For the use of the instruments and for the telephone service I/WE agree to pay half-yearly in advance, as from the prescribed charges, and to be bound by all regulations from time to time in force respecting the hire or use of Government telephones, and also to perform and conform to all conditions contained in any such regulations. And I/WE further agree to hire the said instruments and line until the 19 being the date of expiration of the term of the contract signed by . It is requested that the connection be listed in the directory thus: . Signature of subscriber Occupation Address Signature of witness Occupation Address Date I agree to the transfer of the connection. Signature of transferor *If the signature of the new transferor cannot be obtained, application must be made for a new connection.

P. J. BROOKS,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations provide for the establishment and administration of telephone services in Niue, and are in substitution for the Telephone Regulations 1961, which cease to have effect in Niue.


Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 7 March 1968.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Niue Telephone Regulations 1968. It incorporates all the amendments to the Niue Telephone Regulations 1968 as at 20 September 2007. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see "Making online legislation official" under "Status of legislation on this site" in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint
(most recent first)

  • 1 SR 1961/102