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This instrument identifies which kinds of accreditation, specified in the Radiocommunications (Accreditation – Prescribed Certificates) Principles 2014, are taken to correspond with kinds of accreditation specified in the Radiocommunications Accreditation (General) Rules 2021.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Registered 11 Jun 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Jun-2021
Tabled Senate17-Jun-2021

 

Radiocommunications Accreditation (Transition) Rules 2021

 

The Australian Communications and Media Authority makes the following rules under item 29 of Schedule 5 to the Radiocommunications Legislation Amendment (Reform and Modernisation) Act 2020.

Dated: 10 June 2021

Fiona Cameron

[signed]

Member

 

Creina Chapman

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

 

 

 


1  Name

                   These are the Radiocommunications Accreditation (Transition) Rules 2021.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences at the same time as Schedule 5 to the Amendment Act commences.

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3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under item 29 of Schedule 5 to the Amendment Act.

4  Repeal of this instrument

                   This instrument is repealed at the start of the first anniversary of the day this instrument commences.

5  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

accreditation has the meaning given by the Act, as in force at the time Schedule 5 to the Amendment Act commences.

accreditation principles means the Radiocommunications (Accreditation – Prescribed Certificates) Principles 2014, as in force immediately before the commencement of Schedule 5 to the Amendment Act.

accreditation rules means the Radiocommunications Accreditation (General) Rules 2021, as in force at the time Schedule 5 to the Amendment Act commences.

Act means the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

Amendment Act means the Radiocommunications Legislation Amendment (Reform and Modernisation) Act 2020 as in force at the time Schedule 5 to that Act commences.

General Licensing Accreditation means the kind of accreditation specified in paragraph 7(1)(a) of the accreditation rules.

item 26 means item 26 of Schedule 5 to the Amendment Act.

Note 1:       For references to Commonwealth Acts, see section 10 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901; and see also subsection 13(1) of the Legislation Act 2003 for the application of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 to legislative instruments.

Note 2:       For references to legislative instruments, see section 14 of the Legislation Act 2003.

Note 3:       All Commonwealth Acts and legislative instruments are registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

6  Transition of existing accreditation

             (1)  This section is made for the purposes of paragraph 26(1)(c) of Schedule 5 to the Amendment Act.

             (2)  Accreditation of the kind specified in paragraph 5(a) of the accreditation principles is taken, for the purposes of item 26, to correspond to the General Licensing Accreditation.

             (3)  Accreditation of the kind specified in paragraph 5(b) of the accreditation principles is taken, for the purposes of item 26, to correspond to the General Licensing Accreditation.

             (4)  Accreditation of the kind specified in paragraph 5(c) of the accreditation principles is taken, for the purpose of item 26, to correspond to the General Licensing Accreditation.