Telecommunications Technical Standard (Information Technology Equipment – Safety, Part 1: General Requirements – AS/NZS 60950.1:2011) Amendment 2013 (No. 1)

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Telecommunications Technical Standard (Information Technology Equipment — Safety, Part 1: General Requirements — AS/NZS 60950.1:2011) Amendment 2013 (No.1)
Telecommunications Act 1997
The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Technical Standard under subsection 376 (1) of the Telecommunications Act 1997.
Dated 1 November 2013
 
Richard Bean
[signed]
Member
Giles Tanner
[signed]
Member/General Manager
Australian Communications and Media Authority
1              Name of Technical Standard
                This Technical Standard is the Telecommunications Technical Standard (Information Technology Equipment — Safety, Part 1: General Requirements — AS/NZS 60950.1:2011) Amendment 2013 (No.1).
2              Commencement
                This Technical Standard commences on the day after it is registered.
Note    All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 (see http://www.frli.gov.au).
3              Amendment of Telecommunications Technical Standard (Information Technology Equipment — Safety, Part 1: General Requirements — AS/NZS 60950.1:2011) 2011
                Schedule 1 amends the Telecommunications Technical Standard (Information Technology Equipment — Safety, Part 1: General Requirements — AS/NZS 60950.1:2011) 2011.
Schedule 1        Amendment
(section 3)
[1]           Section 3
                insert
                Australian/New Zealand Standard means the Australian/New Zealand Standard: Information technology equipment – Safety, Part 1: General requirements – (AS/NZS 60950.1:2011), approved by the Council of Standards Australia on 28 October 2010 and by the Council of Standards New Zealand on 23 December 2010 and published on 8 February 2011.
Note    A copy of the Australian/New Zealand Standard may be purchased from Standards Australia Limited at http://www.standards.org.au/SearchandBuyAStandard.
[2]           Section 3
                insert
manufactured, in relation to relevant customer equipment, means manufactured in Australia.
[3]           Section 3
                insert
modified, in relation to relevant customer equipment, means modified in Australia (after its manufacture or importation) by, or on behalf of, the manufacturer or importer of the relevant customer equipment.
[4]           Section 3
                insert
                relevant customer equipment means customer equipment to which this Standard applies, as provided by section 5.
[5]           Section 3, Note 1, after the first bullet point
                insert
·      import
[6]           Section 5
                substitute
5              Application
 
This Technical Standard applies to:
(a)     customer equipment that is designed or intended for connection to a telecommunications network; and
(b)     information technology equipment designed to use the AC mains supply as a telecommunications transmission medium; and
includes such equipment as modified.
[7]           Section 6
                substitute
6              Requirement
(1)            Relevant customer equipment must comply with the mandatory requirements set out in the Australian/New Zealand Standard, as in force or existing at the time specified in subsection (2).
(2)            For the purposes of subsection (1), the time specified is:
(a)          if the relevant customer equipment is not modified and neither paragraph (c) nor paragraph (d) applies – the time the relevant customer equipment is manufactured or imported (as the case may be);
(b)          if the relevant customer equipment is modified and neither paragraph (c) nor paragraph (d) applies – the time the relevant customer equipment is so modified;
(c)          if:
(i)         the manufacturer or importer of the relevant customer equipment has previously manufactured or imported other relevant customer equipment on one or more occasions; and
(ii)        on each occasion, the other relevant customer equipment has not been modified and is identical to the first-mentioned relevant customer equipment;
– the first occasion on which the other relevant customer equipment was manufactured or imported (as the case may be); or
(d)          if:
(i)         the manufacturer or importer of the relevant customer equipment has previously manufactured or imported other relevant customer equipment on one or more occasions; and
(ii)        on each occasion, the other relevant customer equipment has been modified and, as modified, is identical to the first-mentioned relevant customer equipment;
– the first occasion on which the other relevant customer equipment was so modified.
[8]           After section 6
                insert
7              Effect of amendment to or replacement of Australian/New Zealand Standard
 
         If:
(a)   the Australian/New Zealand Standard is amended, or replaced by another standard, less than one year before the time specified in subsection 6(2) in relation to relevant customer equipment; and
(b)   the relevant customer equipment complies with the mandatory requirements set out in the Australian/New Zealand Standard as in force immediately before the commencement of the amendment or replacement standard (as the case may be);
 
the relevant customer equipment is taken to comply with section 6.