Radiocommunications Regulations 2001

Schedule 1
Terms, conditions, and restrictions applying to every radio licence and exemption from radio licensing

r 14(2)

1 Technical compliance
  • Any radio transmitter operating under a radio licence or an exemption must comply with the requirements of the International Radio Regulations (to the extent that they reasonably apply to the category of service specified on the radio licence or exemption), and with any technical specifications or standards that are specified on the radio licence or exemption, or that may be notified from time to time by the chief executive by notice in the Gazette.

2 Operational compliance
  • The operation of any radio transmitter operating under a radio licence or exemption must comply with the requirements of the International Radio Regulations to the extent that they reasonably apply to the category of radiocommunication service specified on the radio licence or exemption.

3 Responsibility for observance of provisions
  • Observance of all terms, conditions, and restrictions relating to a radio licence or exemption by any person authorised to operate a radio transmitter under a radio licence or exemption remains the personal responsibility of the holder of the radio licence or exemption, as the case may be.

4 Notification of change of address
  • If a radio licence applies specifically to a radio transmitter at a particular address, the licensee must, within 7 days of removing the radio transmitter from the address, notify the chief executive of the removal.

5 Compliance with directions
  • The holder of a radio licence or an exemption must comply with any directions given by the chief executive, or by any person authorised by the chief executive to give directions on the chief executive's behalf, for the use of the radio transmitter operating under the radio licence or exemption.

6 No monopoly conferred
  • No radio licence or exemption confers upon the holder of the radio licence or exemption a monopoly on the use of any frequency or frequencies or frequency band or frequency bands specified on the radio licence or exemption.

7 Operator of radio transmitter to hold valid operator certificate
  • If a radio licence specifies that the operator of any radio transmitter operating under the radio licence must be the holder of a certificate of competency of the class specified on the radio licence, the radio transmitter must not be operated by any person who is not the holder of a certificate of competency of the required class or of a certificate recognised by the chief executive.

8 Callsigns
  • (1) If a radio licence requires the use of a callsign, the callsign of the person operating the radio transmitter in accordance with the radio licence must be—

    • (a) the callsign shown on the radio licence; or

    • (b) the callsign shown on the certificate of competency of the person who is operating the radio transmitter; or

    • (c) a temporary callsign that the operator is authorised to use in accordance with subclause (2).

    (2) The chief executive may, by notice in the Gazette, authorise a person or a class of persons to use a temporary callsign for the period, and in accordance with the terms and conditions, specified in the notice.

    Schedule 1 clause 8: substituted, on 17 June 2004, by regulation 9 of the Radiocommunications Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/126).

9 Documents must be available for inspection
  • The holder of a radio licence or exemption must arrange for the radio licence or exemption, as the case may be, to be available at all times for inspection by an authorised officer.

10 Dismantling of radio transmitter when contravention has taken place
  • If an authorised officer is of the opinion that a contravention of the Act or these regulations has taken place and requires that a radio transmitter cease operating, the licensee under the relevant radio licence must comply with the requirement.