Radiocommunications Regulations 2001

48 Radiocommunication within territorial limits


No person may use any radio transmitter on any merchant ship or aircraft of any nationality or registration, or on any foreign ship of war or foreign military aircraft, within the territorial limits of New Zealand except in accordance with—


one of the following:


a radio licence or authority issued for that radio transmitter by or on behalf of a member state of the International Telecommunication Union:


a radio licence, a general user radio licence, or an exemption granted by the chief executive under these regulations:


a spectrum licence registered in accordance with Part 3 of the Act; and


any instructions given to the operator of the radio transmitter by the chief executive.


Every person who operates any radio transmitter in contravention of subclause (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $20,000.

Regulation 48(1)(a): replaced, on 1 February 2015, by regulation 21 of the Radiocommunications Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/374).

Regulation 48(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).