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.
The grounds for revocation are—
a licensee breaching a term, condition, or restriction of the licence:
a licensee failing to pay any fee payable under these regulations (in whole or in part):
a licensee breaching an agreement with a Minister or a chief executive of a government department relating to the use of the licence:
the licence is not in sufficient use as determined by the chief executive under regulation 15C:
a licensee using a licence for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was granted:
to prevent harmful interference:
to protect national security:
to enable New Zealand to comply with an international agreement.
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).