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Wireless Telegraphy Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - C1935L00104
  • No longer in force
SR 1935 No. 104 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Wireless Telegraphy Regulations.
Gazetted 24 Oct 1935
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1942
Repealed by Wireless Telegraphy Regulations


1935. No. 104.



I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulation under the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1905-1919.

Dated this twenty-third day of October, 1935.



By His Excellency’s Command,




Amendment of the Wireless Telegraphy Regulations.†

After regulation 48 of the Wireless Telegraphy Regulations the following regulation is inserted:—

Limitation of broadcasting stations owned or controlled by one person.

48a.—(1.)      Any person making application for the grant or renewal of a Broadcasting Station Licence shall supply such information as is required by the Postmaster-General, and shall lodge with the application a Statutory Declaration that the grant or renewal of the licence will not result in the ownership by any person of more than—

(a) one metropolitan broadcasting station situated in any State;

(b) two metropolitan broadcasting stations;

(c) three broadcasting stations situated in any one State; or

(d) five broadcasting stations situated in the Commonwealth,

and will not place any person in a position to control, either directly or indirectly, more than that number of stations in respect of the whole or portion of their activities, including programmers, technical services, commercial arrangements and management.

(2.) Where the applicant is a company, the Statutory Declaration referred to in the last preceding sub-regulation shall be made by a majority of the directors of the company and the manager or secretary of the company.

(3.) Where the applicant is neither an individual or a company, the Statutory Declaration referred to in sub-regulation (1 ) of this regulation shall be made by such persons as the Postmaster-General determines.

(4.) In this regulation—

‘metropolitan broadcasting station means a broadcasting station situated within a radius of thirty miles from the General Post Office in the capital city of a State;

‘person’ includes a firm, body corporate or association.”,


Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on 24th October, 1935.

Statutory Rules 1924, No. 101, as amended by Statutory Rules 1925, No. 128; 1926, No. 114; 1927, Nos. 3, 24 and 68; 1928, Nos. 79 and 129; 1929, No. 81; 1930, No. 113; 1933, No. 136; and 1934, No. 69


By Authority: L. F. Johnston, Commonwealth Government Printer, Canberra.

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