Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class Licence Consequential Amendments Instrument 2015

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Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class Licence Consequential Amendments Instrument 2015
Radiocommunications Act 1992
The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Instrument under paragraph 16 (1) (ca) and subsection 190 (1) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.
 
Dated: 18 September 2015
Chris Chapman
[signed]
Member
Brendan Byrne
[signed]
Member /General Manager
 
1              Name of Instrument
This Instrument is the Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class Licence Consequential Amendments Instrument 2015.
2              Commencement
This Instrument commences on the day that the Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class Licence 2015 commences.
Note           All legislative instruments must be registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments required to be maintained under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.
3              Amendment – Radiocommunications (Foreign Space Objects) Determination 2014
Schedule 1 amends the Radiocommunications (Foreign Space Objects) Determination 2014 [F2014L01584].
4              Amendment – Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Declaration 2014
Schedule 2 amends the Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Declaration 2014 [F2014L01776].
 
Schedule 1          Amendments to the Radiocommunications (Foreign Space Objects) Determination 2014
(section 3)
1              Section 3, definition of class licence
                  omit
                class licence means the Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class Licence 1998
                  insert
                class licence means the Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class Licence 2015
2              Paragraph 4 (a)
                  substitute
(a)    the foreign space object is owned, controlled or operated by or for a company mentioned in Schedule 1; and
3              Paragraph 4 (b)
                  substitute
(b)   a space station on the foreign space object is operating in a frequency range mentioned in paragraph 6 (a) or (b) of the class licence to transmit radio emissions to, or receive radio emissions from, a station inside Australia.
4              Paragraph 5 (b)
                  substitute
(b)   a space station on the foreign space object is operating in a frequency range that is not mentioned in paragraph 6 (a) or (b) of the class licence; and
5              Schedule 1, after title to Schedule 1
                  omit
                (subparagraph 4 (a) (i))
                  insert
                (paragraph 4 (a))
6              Schedule 2
                  omit
Schedule 2        Amendments to the Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Declaration 2014
(section 4)
1              Section 3, definition of RNSS radiocommunication
                  substitute
                RNSS radiocommunication means a radiocommunication that is transmitted at a frequency:
(a)    allocated to RNSS under the spectrum plan; and
(b)   included in the frequency ranges mentioned in the Radiocommunications (Radionavigation-Satellite Service) Class Licence 2015.
2              Section 3, Note after definition of RNSS receiver
                  substitute
                Note  A number of terms used in this Declaration are defined in the Act, including:
·         radiocommunication;
·         spectrum plan;
·         radicommunications receiver; and
·         device.

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