Radiocommunications Regulations 2001

50 Transitional provisions
  • (1) Every licence deemed to be a radio licence by section 60 of the Radiocommunications Amendment Act 2000 that was valid immediately before the coming into force of these regulations—

    • (a) is deemed to have been granted under these regulations; and

    • (b) continues in force until revoked in accordance with these regulations.

    (2) Every exemption of radio apparatus from licensing granted under the regulations revoked by regulation 49 that was valid immediately before the coming into force of these regulations is deemed to be an exemption from the requirement for a radio licence granted under these regulations and the following modifications apply to the exemption:

    • (a) the exemption is deemed to include a requirement that persons transmitting in accordance with the exemption must comply with Schedule 1 of the Act:

    • (b) the frequencies in the exemption used to describe the radio apparatus are the frequencies on which the transmission of radio waves are authorised by the exemption.

    (3) Subclause (2) does not apply to exemptions granted under the Exemptions of Radio Apparatus from Licensing Notice 1992, published in the Gazette on 20 February 1992, at pages 403 to 405.

    (4) If an exemption to which subclause (2) applies does not describe the exemption by referring to radio frequencies, the holder of the exemption must apply to the chief executive to amend the exemption, and the chief executive must amend the exemption to include the frequencies upon which transmissions may be made in accordance with the exemption.

    (5) Every exemption that is deemed by subclause (2) to be an exemption from the requirement for a radio licence continues in force until revoked in accordance with these regulations.

    (6) Every licence to supply transmitting apparatus granted under the regulations revoked by regulation 49 that was valid immediately before the coming into force of these regulations—

    • (a) is deemed to have been granted under these regulations; and

    • (b) continues in force until revoked in accordance with these regulations.

    (7) Every certificate granted under the regulations revoked by regulation 49 that was valid immediately before the coming into force of these regulations—

    • (a) is deemed to have been granted under these regulations; and

    • (b) continues in force until revoked in accordance with these regulations.

    (8) Subject to this regulation, the licences, exemptions, or certificates that are deemed to have been granted under these regulations by this regulation are subject to all the terms, conditions, and restrictions to which they were subject immediately before the coming into force of these regulations.

    (9) The chief executive may, by notice in writing to the licensee, the holder of the exemption, or the holder of the certificate, amend the terms, conditions, or restrictions that apply to the licence, exemption, or certificate.