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Directions/Other as made
Principal Instrument; This Direction may be cited as the Australian Communications Authority (PTS-PMTS Class B Transmitter Licences) Direction No. 1 of 2001.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
General Comments: This Direction was made under subsection 12(1) of the Australian Communications Authority Act 1997 and is continued in force under Schedule 4, item 8 of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2005.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 03
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Gazetted 16 May 2001

Commonwealth of Australia

 

Australian Communications Authority Act 1997

Australian Communications Authority (PTS-PMTS Class B Transmitter Licences) Direction No. 1 of 2001

 

I, RICHARD KENNETH ROBERT ALSTON, Minister for Communications,  Information Technology and the Arts, make the following Direction under subsection 12 (1) of the Australian Communications Authority Act 1997.

Dated 3 May 2001.

RICHARD ALSTON

Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts

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1     Name of Direction

This Direction may be cited as the Australian Communications Authority (PTS-PMTS Class B Transmitter Licences) Direction No. 1 of 2001.

 

2     Definitions

In this Direction:

ACA means the Australian Communications Authority.

PMTS Class B means a public mobile telecommunications service operated on a frequency or frequencies in the range:

(i)   890 megahertz to 915 megahertz; or

(ii)  935 megahertz to 960 megahertz.

PTS licence means a public telecommunications service transmitter licence.

transmitter licence has the same meaning as in the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

 

Direction – PTS-PMTS Class B transmitter licences

(1)        I direct the ACA, in the performance of its functions and the exercise of its powers under section 7 of the Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Act 1983, to determine an amount of tax for a PTS licence that authorises the holder to operate a land station in a PMTS Class B that is 2.5 times the amount of tax that would otherwise apply to such a licence after taking into account a CPI increase of 4.3%.

(2)        The determination referred to in subsection (1) is to be made and gazetted before 22 May 2001 and is to commence on the gazettal date.