Radiocommunications Regulations 2001

Electromagnetic compatibility

32 Notification in Gazette
  • (1) The chief executive may, by notice in the Gazette,—

    • (a) prescribe classes of interfering equipment and classes of susceptible equipment:

    • (b) prescribe the electromagnetic compatibility standards that apply to classes of interfering equipment and classes of susceptible equipment, being standards that specify the procedures and methods to be used for measuring—

      • (i) the radiation produced by the equipment and the limits within which that radiation must be suppressed; and

      • (ii) the susceptibility of the equipment and the limits of susceptibility that must be met:

    • (c) prescribe the codes of practice that apply to classes of interfering equipment and classes of susceptible equipment, being codes of practice that specify the requirements to be met for the installation and use of the equipment:

    • (d) prescribe the levels of conformity that apply to classes of interfering equipment and classes of susceptible equipment, and the requirements to be met for those levels of conformity:

    • (e) prescribe the requirements to be met for labelling the interfering equipment and susceptible equipment:

    • (f) prescribe the form of a declaration of conformity:

    • (g) prescribe the requirements to be met for the security and availability of declarations of conformity and associated documentation:

    • (h) prescribe the documentation, test facilities, and competent persons that are approved by the chief executive in relation to the testing of interfering equipment and susceptible equipment, and any conditions or restrictions imposed in relation to the chief executive's approval:

    • (i) prescribe interfering equipment and susceptible equipment declared by the chief executive to be prohibited equipment:

    • (j) prescribe the class or classes of interfering equipment and susceptible equipment (being a class or classes specified in the notice) that are exempt from the need to comply with a prescribed standard or required to be the subject of a declaration of conformity:

    • (k) prescribe, for the purposes of regulation 35, minimum field strengths that apply to radiocommunication reception.

    (2) Nothing in these regulations exempts any person from the requirement to transmit radio waves only under, and in conformity with, a radio licence, a general user radio licence, an exemption, or a spectrum licence registered in accordance with Part 3 of the Act.

    (3) Nothing in these regulations applies to the installation, use, or manufacture of interfering equipment or susceptible equipment for the purpose of testing that equipment for compliance with the requirements of these regulations.