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This instrument amends the Telecommunications Technical Standard (Information Technology Equipment — Safety, Part 1: General Requirements — AS/NZS 60950.1:2011) 2011.
Administered by: Communications
Registered 13 Nov 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Nov-2013
Tabled Senate02-Dec-2013
Date of repeal 15 Nov 2013
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Technical Standard under subsection 376 (1) of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

Dated 1 November 2013


 
Richard Bean
[signed]
Member


Giles Tanner
[signed]
Member/General Manager


1              Name of Technical Standard

                This Technical Standard is the Telecommunications Technical Standard (Information Technology Equipment — Safety, Part 1: General Requirements — AS/NZS 60950.1:2011) Amendment 2013 (No.1).

2              Commencement

                This Technical Standard commences on the day after it is registered.

Note    All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 (see http://www.frli.gov.au).

3              Amendment of Telecommunications Technical Standard (Information Technology Equipment — Safety, Part 1: General Requirements — AS/NZS 60950.1:2011) 2011

                Schedule 1 amends the Telecommunications Technical Standard (Information Technology Equipment — Safety, Part 1: General Requirements — AS/NZS 60950.1:2011) 2011.

Schedule 1        Amendment

(section 3)

[1]           Section 3

                insert

                Australian/New Zealand Standard means the Australian/New Zealand Standard: Information technology equipment – Safety, Part 1: General requirements – (AS/NZS 60950.1:2011), approved by the Council of Standards Australia on 28 October 2010 and by the Council of Standards New Zealand on 23 December 2010 and published on 8 February 2011.

Note    A copy of the Australian/New Zealand Standard may be purchased from Standards Australia Limited at http://www.standards.org.au/SearchandBuyAStandard.

[2]           Section 3

                insert

manufactured, in relation to relevant customer equipment, means manufactured in Australia.

[3]           Section 3

                insert

modified, in relation to relevant customer equipment, means modified in Australia (after its manufacture or importation) by, or on behalf of, the manufacturer or importer of the relevant customer equipment.

[4]           Section 3

                insert

                relevant customer equipment means customer equipment to which this Standard applies, as provided by section 5.

[5]           Section 3, Note 1, after the first bullet point

                insert

·      import

[6]           Section 5

                substitute

5              Application

 

This Technical Standard applies to:

(a)     customer equipment that is designed or intended for connection to a telecommunications network; and

(b)     information technology equipment designed to use the AC mains supply as a telecommunications transmission medium; and

includes such equipment as modified.

[7]           Section 6

                substitute

6              Requirement

(1)            Relevant customer equipment must comply with the mandatory requirements set out in the Australian/New Zealand Standard, as in force or existing at the time specified in subsection (2).

(2)            For the purposes of subsection (1), the time specified is:

(a)          if the relevant customer equipment is not modified and neither paragraph (c) nor paragraph (d) applies – the time the relevant customer equipment is manufactured or imported (as the case may be);

(b)          if the relevant customer equipment is modified and neither paragraph (c) nor paragraph (d) applies – the time the relevant customer equipment is so modified;

(c)          if:

(i)         the manufacturer or importer of the relevant customer equipment has previously manufactured or imported other relevant customer equipment on one or more occasions; and

(ii)        on each occasion, the other relevant customer equipment has not been modified and is identical to the first-mentioned relevant customer equipment;

– the first occasion on which the other relevant customer equipment was manufactured or imported (as the case may be); or

(d)          if:

(i)         the manufacturer or importer of the relevant customer equipment has previously manufactured or imported other relevant customer equipment on one or more occasions; and

(ii)        on each occasion, the other relevant customer equipment has been modified and, as modified, is identical to the first-mentioned relevant customer equipment;

– the first occasion on which the other relevant customer equipment was so modified.


[8]           After section 6

                insert

7              Effect of amendment to or replacement of Australian/New Zealand Standard

 

         If:

(a)   the Australian/New Zealand Standard is amended, or replaced by another standard, less than one year before the time specified in subsection 6(2) in relation to relevant customer equipment; and

(b)   the relevant customer equipment complies with the mandatory requirements set out in the Australian/New Zealand Standard as in force immediately before the commencement of the amendment or replacement standard (as the case may be);

 

the relevant customer equipment is taken to comply with section 6.