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This instrument appoints eligible State officers for the purposes of the Radiocommunications Act 1992, and declares New South Wales an eligible state for the same purposes.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Registered 29 Nov 2021

 

Radiocommunications (Eligible State Declaration and Appointment of Eligible State Officers) Instrument 2021

 

The Australian Communications and Media Authority makes the following instrument under paragraph 284(1)(d) and subsection 284(7) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

 

Dated: 9 September 2021

Chris Jose

[signed]

Member

 

Linda Caruso

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

 

 

 


1  Name

                   This is the Radiocommunications (Eligible State Declaration and Appointment of Eligible State Officers) Instrument 2021.

2  Commencement

                   Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Column 1

Column 2

Provisions

Commencement

1. Sections 1 to 5

The start of the day after the day the instrument is registered

2. Section 6

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by item 1

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3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under paragraph 284(1)(d) and subsection 284(7) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

4  Definitions

                In this instrument:

Act means the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

eligible State has the same meaning as in subsection 284(7) of the Act.

eligible State officer has the same meaning as in subsection 284(4) of the Act.

State has the same meaning as in subsection 284(8) of the Act.

5  Eligible State declaration

The State of New South Wales is an eligible State for the purposes of section 284 of the Act.

Note:  The Radiocommunications (Eligible States) Declaration 2021 declares Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia to be eligible states under subsection 284(7) of the Act.  

6  Appointment of eligible State officers

The following classes of eligible State officers are appointed as inspectors for the purposes of the Act:

(a)    all sworn members of the police force of each of the following States:

(i)     New South Wales;

(ii)   Northern Territory;

(iii) Queensland;

(iv) Tasmania;

(v)   Victoria;

(vi) Western Australia; and

(b)   all sworn members of the police force of the State of South Australia holding, or performing the duties of a position or rank with the following descriptions:

(i)   Officer in Charge of a police station;

(ii)  the rank of Sergeant or above.