Law 1570 2012

Original Language Title: LEY 1570 de 2012

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1570 ACT OF 2012
(August 2)
Official Gazette No. 48.510 of 2 August 2012 CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC

Through which the "Inter-American Convention on International approved permit amateur Radio ", adopted on June 8, 1995 in Montrouis, Haiti, and the" Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Convention on the International amateur Radio Permit ", adopted on June 10, 2003 in Santiago, Chile. Effective Jurisprudence


THE CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC
having regard to the text of the "Inter-American Convention on International Amateur Radio Permit", adopted on June 8, 1995 in Montrouis, Haiti, and the "Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Convention International Amateur Radio permit ", adopted on June 10, 2003 in Santiago, Chile.
(To be transliterated: true and complete copy of the original text of the Convention, a document that is on file Treaty Area of ​​the Department of International Legal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs is attached).
INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION ON AN INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR RADIO PERMIT
The Member States of the Inter-American Telecommunications Commission (CITEL)
Considering the spirit of the Charter of the Organization of American States (OAS), the provisions of the Statute CITEL and the provisions of the Radio Regulations of the International Telecommunication Union,
Convinced of the benefits of Amateur Radio Service and in the best interests of the member States of CITEL that citizens of a member State having authorization to exercise the Amateur Service in your country are allowed temporary exercise of the Amateur Service in the territory of another Member State of CITEL,
they Have agreed to sign the following Convention for the use of an International Amateur Radio permit ( IARP):

General provisions ARTICLE 1o.
1. Respecting national sovereignty over the use of radio spectrum comprised within its jurisdiction, each State Party agrees to permit temporary operation of amateur stations under its authority, persons licensed with an IARP by another State Party without further examination. States Parties shall issue permits to operate in other State Parties only to its citizens.
2. States Parties recognize the International Amateur Radio Permit (IARP according to its acronym in English) to be granted under the conditions specified in this Agreement.
3. The only State Party, may levy fees or taxes on the IARP is the State party that issues them.
4. This Convention does not modify customs regulations concerning transportation of radio equipment across national borders. Definitions

Article 2.
.
1. The expressions and terms used in this Convention shall carry the definitions of the Radio Regulations of the ITU.
2. The amateur and amateur-satellite services are radiocommunication services according to Article 1 of the Radio Regulations of the ITU, which are governed by other provisions of the Radio Regulations, as well as by national regulations of States Parties.
3. The term "IARU" shall mean the International Amateur Radio Union.
Relating to International Amateur Radio Permit Provisions (IARP)

ARTICLE 3.
1. The IARP will be issued by the Administration of the country of the holder or, to the extent permitted by the domestic laws of the country issuing it, under delegated authority by the IARU Member organization of that State Party. The IARP shall conform to the format type for that permission, contained in the Annex to this Convention.
2. The IARP will be drafted in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish and in the official language of the State Party where issued, if different.
3. The IARP will not be valid for operation in the territory of the State Party where issued, but only in other States Parties. It will be valid for one year in visited State Parties, but in no case beyond the date of expiration of the national license of the holder.
4. Radio amateurs holding only a temporary authorization issued in a foreign country shall not benefit from the provisions of this Agreement.
5. The IARP shall include the following information:
a) A statement that the document is issued in accordance with this Agreement.
B) The name and address of the holder.
C) The call sign.
D) The name and address of the issuing authority.
E) The expiration date of the permit.
F) The country and date of issue.

G) The class IARP operator.
H) A statement that operation is permitted only for the bands specified by the visited State Party.
I) A statement that the permittee must abide by the regulations of the visited State Party.
J) The need for a notification, if required by the visited State Party, the date, place and length of stay in that State Party.
6. The IARP will be issued in accordance with the following classes of operating authority:
Class 1. Use of all frequency bands allocated to the amateur and amateur-satellite service and specified by the country where the amateur station it must operate. It will be open only to those amateurs who have proved to his own Administration knowledge of Morse code in accordance with the requirements of the Radio Regulations of the ITU.
Class 2. This class permits utilization of all frequency bands allocated to the amateur and amateur-satellite service above 30 MHz and specified by the country where the amateur station is to operate.

Conditions of Use
ARTICLE 4.
1. A State Party may decline, suspend or cancel the operation of an IARP, in accordance with the law in force in that State.
2. When the IARP holder is transmitting in the visited country must use the call sign prefix specified by the visited country and the call sign of the home license separated by the word "stroke" or "/".
3. The IARP holder must transmit only on frequencies specified by the visited State Party and must comply with regulations of the State Party visited.

Final Provisions
The 5th ITEM.
States Parties reserve the right to enter into supplementary agreements on methods and procedures of implementation of this Agreement are reserved. However, such agreements may not conflict with the provisions of this Convention. States Parties shall inform the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States complementary agreements to be concluded, and the Secretariat send a certified copy of your text, for registration and publication, the Secretariat of the United Nations in accordance with Article 102 of its Charter, and the General Secretariat of the International Telecommunication Union.
ARTICLE 6o.
This Convention shall be open for signature by Member States of CITEL.
ARTICLE 7.
Member States of CITEL may become Parties to this Convention by:
a) Signature not subject to ratification, acceptance or approval;
B) signature subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval or
c) Accession.
The ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States, in its capacity as Depository.
Article 8.
Each State Party may make reservations to this Convention at the time of signature or deposit of an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, provided that each reservation concerns one or more specific provisions and is not incompatible with the objectives and purposes of this Agreement.
Article 9.
1. In the case of those States that are Parties to this Convention and the Inter-American Convention on Amateur Service ( "Lima Convention"), this Convention prevails over the implementation of the "Lima Convention".
2. Except as provided in paragraph 1 of this Article, this Convention shall not alter or affect any multilateral or bilateral agreements in force concerning the temporary operation in the Amateur Service in CITEL Member States.

ARTICLE 10. This Agreement shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date on which two States have become Parties to it. As for the remaining States will enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date on which their compliance with the corresponding procedure set out in Article 7. Article 11.

This Agreement shall remain effective indefinitely, but it can be terminated by agreement of the States Parties. Any of the States Parties to this Convention may denounce it. The instrument of denunciation shall be deposited with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States. After one year from the date of deposit of the instrument of denunciation, the Convention shall cease to have effect for the denouncing State, remaining in force for the other States Parties.
ARTICLE 12.

The original instrument of this Convention, the texts in Spanish, French, English and Portuguese languages ​​are equally authentic, shall be deposited with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States, which shall send a certified copy of your text for registration and publication to the Secretariat of the United Nations in accordance with Article 102 of its Charter, and the General Secretariat of International Telecommunication Union.
The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States shall notify the States Parties to the Convention the signatures, deposits of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval, accession and denunciation, and reservations made.
INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR RADIO PERMIT ANNEX


This permit is valid in the territories of all States Parties to the Inter-American Convention on International Amateur Radio Permit (the Agreement) with the exception of the territory of the State Party where issued for a period of one year from the date of issue or the date of expiration of the national license, whichever comes first, for the operation of amateur radio amateur radio stations via satellite, according to the class specified on the last page of this permit.

It is understood that this permit does not affect in any way the obligation of the carrier to strictly observe the laws and regulations relating to the operation of amateur radio stations and satellite radio amateurs in the country in which the station is operated. Page 3


Name Surname 1 2 3 Distinctive call


Place of birth 4 Date of birth 5 Country of permanent residence

6 Address 7 | || City, state or province 8
classes of operating authority:
Class 1. use of all frequency bands allocated to the amateur and amateur-satellite service and specified by the country where the station fans must operate. It will be open only to those amateurs who have proved to his own Administration knowledge of Morse code in accordance with the requirements of the Radio Regulations of the ITU;
Class 2. This class permits utilization of all frequency bands allocated to the amateur and amateur-satellite service above 30 MHz and specified by the country where the amateur station is to operate.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO HOLDERS
1) The International Amateur Radio Permit (IARP) requires your signature on the line directly beneath your photograph.
2) Your valid amateur radio license issued by your administration must accompany the IARP at all times.
3) Unless the regulations require otherwise country visited, station identification shall be (prefix visited country or region), the word "bar" or "/" followed by the call sign of the license accompanying the IARP.
4) The IARP is valid for one year from the date of issuance of this permit, or expiration of national license, whichever comes first.
5) visited country may decline, suspend or cancel the operation of an IARP.
6) Some countries may require you to notify in advance the date, place and length of stay.
Organization of American States
Washington, DC CERTIFICATION


Generate Secretary Luis Toro Utillano, Principal Legal Officer, Department of International Law of the Secretariat for Legal Affairs, CERTIFIES THAT
,
1. Under Article 112.f of the Charter of the Organization of American States, the General Secretariat of the Organization serves as depository of inter-American treaties and agreements, as well as the instruments of ratification thereof.
2. The attached document, consisting of twenty pages is true and exact copy of the authentic texts in Spanish of the "Inter-American Convention on the International Amateur Radio Permit", adopted on June 8, 1995 in Montrouis, Haiti. The signed original texts of these are deposited in the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States.
This certification at the request of the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the Organization of American States is issued.
Washington, DC, November 17, 2009.
The Chief Legal Officer Treaties, Department of International Law,
LUIS TORO Utillano.
PROTOCOL OF AMENDMENT TO THE INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION ON AN INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR RADIO PERMIT
THE MEMBER STATES OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES,

WHEREAS the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations ( "CEPT") allows holders of CEPT Radio Amateur License from any CEPT Member State which has implemented Recommendation T / R 61-01 of CEPT operate temporarily in all other CEPT member states that have implemented this recommendation, without obtaining a license from those other states;
TAKING INTO ACCOUNT that the CEPT Radio Amateur License is similar in scope and purpose to the International Amateur Radio Permit ( "IARP") issued and recognized by the States Parties to the Inter-American Convention on the International Amateur Radio Permit ( "Convention IARP ");
Keeping in mind that substantial benefits can be achieved by reducing logistical and administrative costs by allowing amateur radio operators holding either the amateur radio license CEPT or IARP temporarily operate both in the Member States and the CEPT States parties to the IARP without obtaining additional permits and without paying duties, taxes, and fees;
CONSIDERING that CEPT is authorized to obligate its member states to provide amateur radio operators not members of the same exemptions CEPT licenses and other related requirements enjoyed by holders of the CEPT amateur radio license States and has expressed interest in doing so in the case of holders of the IARP from State parties to the Convention on the IARP to sign an agreement with the CEPT for this purpose;
HAVE AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
ARTICLE I.

Articles 5 to 12 of the IARP Convention shall become Articles 6-13, respectively.

ARTICLE II.
The new Article 5 of the IARP Convention shall state as follows:
Reciprocity with Member States of the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations

Article 5 Holders amateur radio amateur radio license of a member State of the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations ( "CEPT Radio amateur license") which has implemented Recommendation T / R 61-01 of the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations ( "CEPT") will enjoy the same rights and privileges granted to holders of the IARP provided that CEPT accords all holders of the IARP the same rights and privileges enjoyed by holders of the CEPT Radio amateur license in member countries of CEPT that have implemented Recommendation T / R 61-01. These rights and privileges are granted on the basis of this Article shall be subject to the relevant conditions laid down in the IARP Convention and Recommendation T / R 61-01, respectively.

ARTICLE III.
For purposes of the application of the new Article 5 of the Convention on the IARP discussed above in Section II of this Protocol, the term "holders IARR" refers only to holders of the IARP of States parties this Protocol.

ARTICLE IV.
State Parties to the IARP Convention may become State Parties to this Protocol by:
a. Your signature not subject to ratification, acceptance or approval;
B. SLI signature subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval;
C. Accession.
The ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be carried out to deposit the appropriate instrument with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States, as depository.
ARTICLE V.

Each State may make reservations to this Protocol at the time of signature, ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, provided that each reservation concerns at least one specific provision and is not incompatible with the objectives and purposes of the Convention.

ARTICLE VI.
This Protocol shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date on which two States have become Parties to it. In the case of the remaining States will enter into force on the thirtieth day after their compliance with the procedures established in Article IV.

ARTICLE VII.
This Protocol shall remain in force indefinitely, but may be terminated by agreement of the States parties. Any of the State Parties to this Protocol may denounce it. The instrument of denunciation shall be deposited with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States. After one year from the date of deposit of the instrument of denunciation, the Protocol shall no longer be in effect for the denouncing State, but shall remain in effect for the other States parties.


ARTICLE VIII.
The original instrument of this Protocol, the texts in Spanish, French, English and Portuguese are equally authentic, shall be deposited with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States, which shall send a certified copy of your text for registration and publication to the Secretariat of the United Nations in accordance with Article 102 of its Charter, and the General Secretariat of the International Telecommunication Union.
The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States shall notify the States Parties when it receives: the signatures, deposits of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval, accession and denunciation, and of reservations, if any.
MADE IN Santiago de Chile on 10 June two thousand and three.
Organization of American States
Washington, DC CERTIFICATION


General Secretariat Utillano Luis Toro, Principal Legal Officer, Department of International Law of the Secretariat for Legal Affairs, CERTIFIES THAT
:
1. Under Article 112.f of the Charter of the Organization of American States, the General Secretariat of the Organization serves as depository of inter-American treaties and agreements, as well as the instruments of ratification thereof.
2. The attached document, consisting of sixteen pages is true and exact copy of the authentic texts in Spanish of "Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Convention on the International Amateur Radio Permit", adopted on June 10, 2003 in Santiago, Chile. The signed original texts of these are deposited in the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States.
This certification at the request of the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the Organization of American States is issued.
Washington, DC, November 17, 2009.
The Chief Legal Officer Treaties, Department of International Law,
LUIS TORO Utillano. RAMA

PUBLIC POWER EXECUTIVE PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC
Bogotá, DC, June 22, 2010
authorized. Submit for consideration by the honorable Congress for constitutional purposes.
(Sgd.)
The Alvaro Uribe Foreign Minister,
(Sgd.) Jaime Bermudez.
DECREES: Article 1.
. Apruébense the "Inter-American Convention on International Amateur Radio Permit", adopted on June 8, 1995 in Montrouis, Haiti, and the "Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Convention on the International Amateur Radio Permit", adopted on June 10, 2003 in Santiago, Chile. Article 2.
. In accordance with the provisions of article 1 of Law 7 of 1944, the "Inter-American Convention on International Amateur Radio Permit", adopted on June 8, 1995 in Montrouis, Haiti, and the "Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Convention on the International Amateur Radio Permit ", adopted on June 10, 2003 in Santiago, Republic of Chile, that article 1 of this law are approved, they will force the country from the date the international link is perfected regarding the same.
Article 3o. This law applies from the date of publication.
Given in Bogotá, DC, honorable ... Presented to Congress by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Information Technologies and Communications.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Angela Holguin
CUÉLLAR.
The Minister of Information Technologies and Communications, Diego Molano Vega
.
DRAFT LAW NUMBER 114 2011
Through which the "Inter-American Convention on International Amateur Radio Permit" is approved, adopted on June 8, 1995 in Montrouis, Haiti, and the "Protocol amendments to the Inter-American Convention on the International Amateur Radio Permit ", adopted on 10 June 2003 in Santiago de Chile, Chile.
The Congress
having regard to the text of the "Inter-American Convention on International Amateur Radio Permit", adopted on June 8, 1995 in Montrouis, Haiti, and the "Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Convention International Amateur Radio permit ", adopted on 10 June 2003 in Santiago de Chile, Chile.

(To be transliterated: true and complete copy of the text in the Spanish language of the Convention and the Protocol is attached, certified by the Chief Legal Officer of the Department of International Law of the Secretariat for Legal Affairs of the Organization of American States , which consists of fifteen (15) pages, document rests in the archives of the Department of International Legal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.)
EXECUTIVE BRANCH PUBLIC POWER

PRESIDENCY oF tHE REPUBLIC Bogotá , DC, June 22, 2010
authorized. Submit for consideration by the honorable Congress for constitutional purposes.
(Sgd.)
The Alvaro Uribe Foreign Minister,
(Sgd.) Jaime Bermudez.
DECREES: Article 1.
. Apruébense the "Inter-American Convention on International Amateur Radio Permit", adopted on June 8, 1995 in Montrouis, Haiti, and the "Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Convention on International Amateur Radio Permit", adopted on 10 June 2003 in Santiago, Chile. Article 2.
. In accordance with the provisions of article 1 of Law 7 of 1944, the "Inter-American Convention on International Amateur Radio Permit", adopted on June 8, 1995 in Montrouis, Haiti, and the "Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Convention on International Amateur Radio Permit ", adopted on June 10, 2003 in Santiago, Republic of Chile, that article 1 of this law is approved, oblige the country from the date the international link is perfected regarding the same.
Article 3o. This law applies from the date of publication.
The President of the honorable Senate,
JUAN MANUEL ROMAN CORZO.
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate,
EMILIO RAMÓN OTERO DAJUD.
The President of the honorable House of Representatives, Gaviria MUÑOZ SIMON
.
The Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives,
JESUS ​​ALFONSO RODRÍGUEZ CAMARGO.
REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
transmittal and enforcement.
Run, after review by the Constitutional Court, pursuant to Article 241-10 of the Constitution.
Given in Bogotá, DC, on August 2, 2012.

CALDERON JUAN MANUEL SANTOS Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Angela Holguin
CUÉLLAR.
The Minister of Information Technologies and Communications, Diego Molano Vega
.


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