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Determinations/Communications as amended, taking into account amendments up to Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (PTS Licence) Amendment Determination 2005 (No. 1)
Administered by: Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Registered 05 May 2005
Start Date 25 Mar 2005
End Date 30 Apr 2010
Date of repeal 09 Jan 2014
Repealed by Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (PTS Licence) Determination 2013

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (PTS Licence) Determination 1997

as amended

made under paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the

This compilation was prepared on 4 May 2005
taking into account amendments up to
Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (PTS Licence) Amendment Determination 2005 (No. 1)

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney-General’s Department,
Canberra


Contents

Part 1                    Preliminary

                        1     Name of Determination [see Note 1]                                                      3

                        2     Scope                                                                                                3

                        3     Interpretation                                                                                       3

Part 2                    Conditions for every PTS licence

                        4     Conditions                                                                                          4

                        5     Record keeping                                                                                   4

Part 3                    Conditions for PTS licence (PMTS A) and PTS licence (PMTS B)

                        6     Conditions                                                                                          5

                        7     Location of land stations                                                                      5

Part 4                    Conditions for PTS licence (PACTS)

                        8     Conditions                                                                                          6

                        9     Operation of land stations in the 861 MHz to 865 MHz band                    6

                       10     Operation of land stations in the 1880 MHz to 1900 MHz band                6

Notes                                                                                                                                7

 


Part 1                 Preliminary

  

1              Name of Determination [see Note 1]

                This Determination is the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (PTS Licence) Determination 1997.

2              Scope

         (1)   This Determination sets out conditions to which a PTS licence is subject in the following manner:

                (a)    every PTS licence is subject to the conditions in Part 2;

               (b)    every PTS licence (PMTS A) and every PTS licence (PMTS B) is also subject to the conditions in Part 3;

                (c)    every PTS licence (PACTS) is also subject to the conditions in Part 4.

         (2)   However, if a condition in this Determination is inconsistent with a condition specified in the licence, the condition specified in the licence applies.

3              Interpretation

         (1)   In this Determination, unless the contrary intention appears:

licence means:

                (a)    a PTS licence (PACTS); or

               (b)    a PTS licence (PMTS A); or

                (c)    a PTS licence (PMTS B).

licensee means the holder of a licence and includes any person authorised by the licensee to operate a station under the licence.

PTS licence (PACTS) means a PTS licence that authorises the holder to operate a land station in a PACTS.

PTS licence (PMTS A) means a PTS licence that authorises the holder to operate a land station in a PMTS Class A.

PTS licence (PMTS B) means a PTS licence that authorises the holder to operate a land station in a PMTS Class B.

Note   For the definitions of other expressions used in this Determination, see the Radiocommunications Act 1992, the Radiocommunications (Interpretation) Determination 2000 and the Radiocommunications Regulations 1993.

         (2)   For this Determination, a frequency band described using 2 frequencies starts immediately above the lower frequency and ends at the higher frequency.

Part 2                 Conditions for every PTS licence

  

4              Conditions

                For paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the Act, every PTS licence is subject to the conditions in this Part relating to the operation of any land station under the licence by the licensee.

5              Record keeping

         (1)   The licensee must keep a record of the location, frequency and technical parameters of each land station.

         (2)   If the ACA asks the licensee for a copy of the record, the licensee must, as soon as practicable, give the ACA:

                (a)    a copy of the record; and

               (b)    if the record is not in English — an English translation of the record.

Part 3                 Conditions for PTS licence (PMTS A) and PTS licence (PMTS B)

  

6              Conditions

                For paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the Act, every PTS licence (PMTS A) and every PTS licence (PMTS B) is subject to the additional conditions in this Part relating to the operation of any land station under the licence by the licensee.

7              Location of land stations

                The licensee must not operate a land station unless:

                (a)    the location of the station is specified in the licence; or

               (b)    the licensee notifies the ACA of the location of the station before the licensee first operates it.

Part 4                 Conditions for PTS licence (PACTS)

  

8              Conditions

                For paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the Act, every PTS licence (PACTS) is subject to the additional conditions in this Part relating to the operation of any land station under the licence by the licensee.

9              Operation of land stations in the 861 MHz to 865 MHz band

                If the licensee operates a land station in the frequency band 861 MHz to 865 MHz:

                (a)    its operation must not cause harmful interference to a service provided by a station operating on a frequency outside the frequency band for which the licence is issued; and

               (b)    the radiocommunications devices used for its operation must comply with ACA TS 0191997.

10            Operation of land stations in the 1880 MHz to 1900 MHz band

                If the licensee operates a land station in the frequency band 1880 MHz to 1900 MHz:

                (a)    its operation must not cause harmful interference to a service provided by a point to point station operating in the frequency band 1874 MHz to 1908 MHz under a licence issued before 8 March 1996; and

               (b)    the radiocommunications devices used for its operation must comply with:

                          (i)    ACA TS 028 – 1997; or

                         (ii)    ACA TS 034 – 1997.


Notes to the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (PTS Licence) Determination 1997

Note 1

The Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (PTS Licence) Determination 1997 (in force under paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992) as shown in this compilation is amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003, which came into force on 1 January 2005, it is a requirement for all non-exempt legislative instruments to be registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

Table of Instruments

Title

Date of notification
in Gazette or FRLI registration

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (PTS Licence) Determination No. 1 of 1997

9 Apr 1997 (see Gazette 1997, No. GN14)

9 Apr 1997

 

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (PTS Licence) Amendment Determination 2005 (No. 1)

24 Mar 2005 (see F2005L00757)

25 Mar 2005

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

Part 1

 

S. 1.........................................

rs. 2005 No. 1

S. 2.........................................

am. 2005 No. 1

Note to s. 3 (1)......................

rs. 2005 No. 1

Part 2

 

S. 5.........................................

am. 2005 No. 1

Part 3

 

S. 7.........................................

am. 2005 No. 1

Part 4

 

S. 9.........................................

am. 2005 No. 1

S. 10.......................................

am. 2005 No. 1