This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order brings into force, on 12 October 2001, the Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2000.
The Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2000 amends the Radiocommunications Act 1989 to (among other things)—
•extend the Register of Radio Frequencies to include radio licences in addition to spectrum licences to enable improved public access and strengthen the technical certification framework:
•allow for the creation of a successive management right and its allocation prior to the expiry of an existing right:
•provide for the creation, contents, and registration of spectrum and radio licences:
•provide a dispute resolution procedure by means of arbitrations under the Arbitration Act 1996:
•provide for the grant of radio licences authorising the transmission of radio waves on the frequencies specified in the licences:
•abolish licences for the installation, operation, or use of radio apparatus:
•provide that infringement offences may be made in regulations:
•provide for certain new offences.