Radiocommunications Regulations 2001

15B Immediate revocation of radio licence on certain grounds

(1)

The chief executive may, with immediate effect, revoke a radio licence on any of the grounds set out in subclause (2) by notice in writing to the licensee.

(2)

The grounds for revocation are—

(a)

a licensee breaching a term, condition, or restriction of the licence:

(b)

a licensee failing to pay any fee payable under these regulations (in whole or in part):

(c)

a licensee breaching an agreement with a Minister or a chief executive of a government department relating to the use of the licence:

(d)

the licence is not in sufficient use as determined by the chief executive under regulation 15C:

(e)

a licensee using a licence for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was granted:

(f)

to prevent harmful interference:

(g)

to protect national security:

(h)

to enable New Zealand to comply with an international agreement.

(3)

No notice of revocation under subclause (1) may have an effective date preceding the date of notification.

Regulation 15B: inserted, on 1 February 2008, by regulation 7 of the Radiocommunications Amendment Regulations 2007 (SR 2007/366).