Radiocommunications (Licensing and General) Regulations (Amendment)

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Statutory  Rules  1991   No. 3601
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Radiocommunications (Licensing and General) Regulations 2 (Amendment)
 
 
I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Radiocommunications Act 1983.
 
          Dated 20 November 1991.
 
                                                                                         BILL HAYDEN
                                                                                        Governor-General
          By His Excellency’s Command,
 
 
WARREN SNOWDON
Parliamentary Secretary to the
Minister of State for Transport and Communications
for and on behalf of the Minister of State for
Transport and Communications
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1.   Amendment
1.1   The Radiocommunications (Licensing and General) Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.
 
[NOTE:  These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48]
2.   Regulation 5b (Prescribed period for transmitter licences)
2.1   Omit the regulation, substitute:
 
            “5b.  (1)  For the purposes of paragraph 24 (5) (b) of the Act, the periods prescribed for transmitter licences are:
               (a)  for a licence mentioned in subregulation (2) that is granted before 1 July 1996—the period beginning when these regulations commence and ending at the end of 30 June 1997; and
               (b)  for an earth station licence mentioned in subregulation (3) that is granted before 1 July 1996—the period beginning when these regulations commence and ending at the end of 30 June 1997; and
               (c)  for any other transmitter licence—2 years.”.
 
             “(2)  Paragraph (1) (a) applies to the following transmitter licences:
               (a)  a public mobile telecommunications service, Class A licence;
               (b)  a public mobile telecommunications service, Class B licence;
               (c)  an AUSSAT service licence.
 
             “(3)  If a person holds a licence under section 57 of the Telecommunications Act 1991, paragraph (1) (a) applies to the following earth station transmitter licences:
               (a)  an earth station, Australian satellite service, Class A licence;
               (b)  an earth station, Australian satellite service, Class B licence;
               (c)  an  earth station Class A licence;
               (d)  an earth station Class B licence;
               (e)  an earth station Class C licence;
                (f)  an earth station Class D licence;
               (g)  an earth station Class E licence.
 
             “(4)  In subregulation (3), “earth station transmitter licence” means an earth station transmitter licence granted to the person for the purposes of providing services under the licence granted under the Telecommunications Act 1991.”.
 
 
3.   Regulation 6 (Operation of transmitters without licence)
3.1   Paragraphs 6 (a) - (c) (inclusive):
Add at the end: “and”.
 
3.2   Regulation 6
Add at the end:
 
“; and
               (e)  the class of transmitters comprising mobile transmitters that:
                            (i)  are operated solely for the purpose of communicating with a base station that forms part of a service operated under a public mobile telecommunications service, Class A licence or a public mobile telecommunications service, Class B licence; and
                           (ii)  comply with AUSTEL standard TS 005 or TS 018 as in force on 26 November 1991.”.
 
 
4.   Schedule 1 (Specified expressions in relation to transmitters)
4.1   Insert after item 71:
 
“71a          Public mobile                                 A service consisting of two or more base
                   telecommunications service,       stations operated:
                   Class A                                            (a)    for the purposes of providing public mobile telecommunications services; and
                                                                             (b)    by a person who holds a public mobile licence under section 57 of the Telecommunications Act 1991; and
                                                                             (b)    on a frequency or frequencies in the range 870 MHz to 890 MHz.
 
“71b          Public mobile                                 A service consisting of two or more base
                   telecommunications service,       stations operated:
                   Class B                                             (a)    for the purposes of providing public mobile telecommunications services; and
                                                                             (b)    by a person who holds a public mobile licence under section 57 of the Telecommunications Act 1991; and
                                                                             (b)    on a frequency or frequencies in the range 935 MHz to 960 MHz.”.
 
 
 
NOTES
 
1.      Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 25 November 1991.
 
2.      Statutory Rules 1985 No. 195 as amended by 1985 No. 221; 1986 Nos. 125, 197, 213 and 278; 1987 Nos. 61, 272 and 332; 1988 Nos. 120, 156 and 348; 1989 Nos. 193, 314 and 319; 1990 Nos. 353 and 358; 1991 Nos. 78 and 346.
 
 
 
 

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