The ACMA

Sunsetting issues for comment

ACMA instruments currently open for consultation

Draft instrument

Title of consultation paper

Start date

End date

Radiocommunications (XX) Standard 2017 

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Remaking of certain radiocommunications standards

 

11 April 2017 

26 May 2017 

ACMA instruments where consultation has ended

Title of consultation paper

Draft instrument

Instrument

Consultation Period

Submissions

Date of registration

Proposal to amend fees for accessing the Do Not Call Register in 2017–18 and to remake the Do Not Call Register determinations

Proposal to amend fees for accessing the DNCR:

Proposal to remake three DNCR determinations:

 

20 March to 19 April 2017

   

Proposal to remake the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (01/10/1992) – Determination of Class Licences and to allow the Broadcasting Services (Additional Conditions – Open Narrowcasting Radio Services) Notice 2002 to sunset

Draft Broadcasting Services (Class Licences) Determination 2017

 

ANRA

CRA

 

Class Licences Determination

22 Mar 2017

Remaking the Telecommunications IPND Scheme Draft IPND Scheme 2017  

19 Dec 16 to 31 Jan 17

   

Changes to some ACMA fees

Radiocommunications (Charges) Determination 2007

and

Broadcasting (Charges) Determination 2007 

 

28 Nov 16 to 6 Jan 17 

   

Proposal to remake the Telemarketing and Research Industry Standard 2007

Draft Telecommunications (Telemarketing and Research Calls) Industry Standard 2017 

   

7 Nov to

9 Dec 2016

   
Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Broadcasting Licence) Determination No. 1 of 1998. Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Broadcasting Licence) Determination 2015 Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Broadcasting Licence) Determination 2015

24 Jul to 21 Aug 2015

Australian Narrowcasting Radio
Association

23 Sep 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake Radiocommunications (Low Interference Potential Devices) Class Licence 2000 with variations Radiocommunications (Low Interference Potential Devices) Class Licence 2015

17 Dec 2014 to 6 Mar 2015

6 May 2016

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Telecommunications (Section of Telecommunications Industry) Determination No. 2 of 2001 to make the National Relay Service Provider a section of the telecommunications industry Telecommunications (National Relay Service Provider – Section of the Telecommunications Industry) Determination 2015

4 Feb to 2 Mar 2015

30 Mar 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake:

  • Radiocommunications (Unacceptable Levels of Interference – 2 GHz Band) Determination 2000
  • Radiocommunications Advisory Guidelines (Managing Interference from Apparatus-licensed and Class-licensed Transmitters – 2 GHz Band) 2000
  • Radiocommunications Advisory Guidelines (Protection of Apparatus-licensed and Class-licensed Receivers – 2 GHz Band) 2000

Radiocommunications (Unacceptable Levels of Interference – 2 GHz Band) Determination 2015

Radiocommunications Advisory Guidelines (Managing Interference from Apparatus-licensed and Class licensed Transmitters – 2 GHz Band) 2015

Radiocommunications Advisory Guidelines (Protection of Apparatus-licensed and Class-licensed Receivers – 2 GHz Band) 2015

15 Dec 2014 to 6 Feb 2015

Telstra

Remaking the Temporary Community Broadcasting Licence Conditions Determination 2003

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Temporary Community Broadcasting Licence) Determination 2015 Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Temporary Community Broadcasting Licence) Determination 2015

7 Jan to 6 Feb 2015

Community Broadcasting Association of Australia

12 Mar 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake Telecommunications (Section of Telecommunications Industry) Determination 2003 (No. 1)

Telecommunications (Section of Telecommunications Industry) Determination 2003 (No. 1) (the Telecommunications Determination 

15 Dec 2014 to 2 Feb 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake Telecommunications (Provision of Pre-selection) Determination Telecommunications (Provision of Pre-selection) Determination 2015

1 Dec 2014 to 16 Jan 2015

20 Mar 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Telecommunications (Section of the Telecommunications Industry) Determination 2001 Telecommunications (Section of Telecommunications Industry – Portability Service Suppliers) Determination 2015

1 Dec 2014 to 16 Jan 2015

13 Mar 2015

Proposal to remake the Telecommunications Numbering Plan

Telecommunications Numbering Plan

Telecommunications Numbering Plan Declaration 2000

Telecommunications Numbering Plan Declaration 2004

Telecommunications (Freephone and Local Rate Numbers) Directions 2004 (No.1)

 

30 Oct 2014 to 29 Jan 2015

Proposal to remake the Apparatus Transmitter and Receiver Tax Determinations

Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Determination 2015

Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Determination 2015

28 Nov 2014 to 9 Jan 2015

Telstra

29 Jan 2016

 

14 Jan 2016

Remaking the Third Party Users, Apparatus Licence Transfers and Trading Rules for Defence Determinations Radiocommunications (Limitation of Authorisation of Third Party Users) Determination 2000

Radiocommunications (Transfer of Apparatus Licences) Determination 2000

Radiocommunications (Trading Rules for Defence Spectrum Licences) Determination 2005.

24 Oct to 7 Dec 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake instruments:

  • Datacasting Charge (Amount) Determination 2001
  • Datacasting Charge (Due and Payable) Determination 2001
  • Datacasting Charge (Late Payment Penalty) Determination 2001

Telecommunications (Annual Charge) Determination 2015
Telecommunications (Collection of Numbering Charges) Determination 2015

22 Oct to 3 Dec 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments – Remaking of radiocommunications regulatory arrangements for devices

 

Radiocommunications (Compliance Labelling – Devices) Notice 2014

 

Radiocommunications (MF and HF Equipment – Land Mobile Service) Standard 2014

16 Apr to 6 Jun 2014

Analyse Solve & Test (AST)

AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

ARCIA (Australian Radio Communications Industry Association)

17 Sep 2014

 

19 Sep 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake:

  • Radiocommunications (Australian Space Objects) Determination 2000
  • Radiocommunications (Foreign Space Objects) Determination 2000

Not yet drafted—public consultation requested prior to drafting.

28 Jul to 8 Sep 2014

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited

Communications Alliance Ltd

CSIRO

European Commission— Part 1

European Commission—Part 2

Intelsat

NBN Co

Optus

Sirion Global Pty Ltd, Kagoe Communications Pty Ltd and KaComm Communications Pty Ltd

SpeedCast Australia Pty Ltd

APT Satellite Company Ltd

Eutelsat Asia

Thuraya Telecommunications Company

Department of Communications

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake and consolidate instruments:

  • Telecommunications Cabling Provider Rules 2000; and
  • Accreditation Procedures for Cabling Provider Registrars; and
  • Telecommunications Cabling Provider Rules 2000 – Arrangements for Operation of the Registration System (No. 3) (2012)

 

Telecommunications Cabling Provider Rules 2014

13 Jun to 22 Aug 2014

11 Dec 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instrument—Proposal to remake:

  • Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Outpost Licence) Determination 1997
  • Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Fixed Licence) Determination 1997
  • Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Fixed Receive Licence) Determination 1997

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Outpost Licence) Determination 2014

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Fixed Licence) Determination 2014

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Fixed Receive Licence) Determination 2014

9 Jul to 22 Aug 2014

NBN Co

Telstra

 

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments–Proposal to remake instruments:

  • Telecommunications (Annual Charge) Determination 2007 (No. 2); and
  • Telecommunications (Due Date for Annual Charge) Determination 1999

Telecommunications (Annual Charge) Determination 2014

Telecommunications (Collection of Numbering Charges) Determination 2014

14 May to 2 Jul 2014

Telstra

Vodafone Hutchison Australia

 

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments–Remaking of:

  • Radiocommunications regulatory arrangements for devices

Draft Radiocommunications Devices (Compliance Labelling) Notice 2014

Draft Radiocommunications (MF and HF equipment – Land Mobile Service) Standard 2014

16 Apr to 6 Jun 2014


Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments:

  • Review of spectrum licence tax arrangements

Radiocommunications (Spectrum Licence Tax) Determination 1999

17 Jan to 28 Feb 2014


Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the:

  • Radiocommunications (Issue of Broadcasting (Narrowcasting) Transmitter Licences) Determination No. 1 of 1996

 

Radiocommunications (Allocation of Transmitter Licences—High Powered Open Narrowcasting Licences) Determination 2014

28 Nov 2013 to 15 Jan 2014

17 Apr 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Broadcasting Licence) Determination No. 1 of 1998. Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Broadcasting Licence) Determination 2015

23 Sep 2015

Proposal to remake the Radiocommunications (Emergency Locating Devices) Class Licence 2006 and to amend the Radiocommunications (Interpretation) Determination 2015

Radiocommunications (Emergency Locating Devices) Class Licence 2016

6 Sep 2016

Proposal to remake Radiocommunications (Aircraft and Aeronautical Mobile Stations) Class Licence 2006

Radiocommunications (Aircraft and Aeronautical Mobile Stations) Class Licence 2016

18 Aug 2016

Proposal to remake the Radiocommunications (Qualified Operators) Determination 2005 and to make amendments to related instruments

Radiocommunications (Qualified Operators) Determination 2016



Radiocommunications (Qualified Operators) (Consequential Amendments) Instrument 2016 (No.1)

23 Mar 2016

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Broadcasting Services (International Broadcasting) Guidelines 2015

Broadcasting Services (International Broadcasting) Guidelines 2016

29 Mar 2016

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Broadcasting Services (Australian Content) Standard 2005

Broadcasting Services (Australian Content) Standard 2016

29 Mar 2016

NA - see webpage

Radiocommunications Assignment and Licensing Instruction (RALI) XX Plan for the for the VHF Bands (70 - 87.5 MHz AND 148 - 174 MHz)

NA

Proposal to remake the Broad casting Services Clarification Notice 2001 and Broadcasting Services Clarification Notice 2002 Broadcasting Services Clarification Notice 2016

22 Mar 2016

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class Licence 1998 and to make the Radiocommunications (Radionavigation-Satellite Service) Class Licence 2015 Radiocommunications (Radionavigation-Satellite Service) Class Licence 2015

25 Sep 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the 1.5 GHz Band Plan Radiocommunications 1.5 GHz Frequency Band Plan 2015

14 Aug 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—

Remaking amateur LCD & overseas visiting amateurs class licence

 

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Amateur Licence) Determination 2015

 

Radicommunications (Overseas Amateurs Visiting Australia) Class Licence 2015

6 Jul 2015

Automatic sunsetting and amendments to legislative instruments—Proposal to make the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Scientific Licence) Determination 2015 Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Scientific Licence) Determination 2015

18 Aug 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Radiocommunications (27 MHz Handphone Stations) Class Licence 2002

Radiocommunications (27 MHz Handphone Stations) Class Licence 2015

15 Sep 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake:

  • Radiocommunications (Broadcasting (Low Power Open Narrowcasting) Transmitter Licence—Allocation) Determination 2001
Radiocommunications (Allocation of Transmitter Licences—Low Power Open Narrowcasting Licences) Determination 2015

15 Sep 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake:



Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Major Coast Receive Licence) Determination 1997, Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Coast Licence) Determination 2002, Notice Declaring the Minimum Age for the Issue of a Certificate of Proficiency

Radicommunications Licence Conditions (Major Coast Receive Licence) Determination 2015

Radicommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Coast Licence) Determination 2015


Radiocommunications (Minimum Age for Issue of Certificates of Proficiency) Declaration 2015

18 Aug 2015

Proposal to revoke and remake the Radiocommunications (Maritime Ship Station—27 MHz and VHF) Class Licence 2001 Radiocommunications (Maritime Ship Station—27 MHz and VHF) Class Licence 2015

30 Jul 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination 2002

Maritime Ship Licence Determination 2015

12 Mar 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake Radiocommunications (Citizen Band Radio Stations) Class Licence 2002 Radiocommunications (Citizen Band Radio Stations) Class Licence 2015

23 June 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments:

  • Radiocommunications (Radio-controlled Models) Class Licence 2002; and
  • Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Aeronautical Licence) Determination No. 1 of 1997

Radiocommunications (Radio-controlled Models) Class Licence

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Aeronautical Licence) Determination

28 Apr 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake

  • Radiocommunications (Interpretation) Determination 2000
RadiocommunIcations (Interpretation) Determination 2015

23 Feb 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instrument—Proposal to remake:

  • Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Apparatus Licence) Determination 2003

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Apparatus Licence) Determination 2015

25 Feb 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake instruments:

  • Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Declaration 2004; and
  • Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Exemption Determination 2004

Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Declaration 2014;

and

Radiocommunications (Prohibited Device) (RNSS Jamming Devices) Exemption Determination 2014

RNSS Jamming Devices Declaration 22 Dec 2014

 

RNSS Jamming Devices Exemption Determination 15 Jan 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake:

  • Radiocommunications (Radiocommunications Receivers) Determination 2000 (No. 2); and
  • Radiocommunications (Transmitter and Receiver Licences) Determination
Radiocommunications (Specified Radiocommunications Receivers and Types of Transmitter Licences and Receiver Licences) Determination 2014

22 Dec 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake instruments:

  • Radiocommunications (Cellular Mobile Telecommunications Devices) Class Licence 2002; and
  • Radiocommunications (Cordless Communications Devices) Class Licence 2001

Radiocommunications (Cellular Mobile Telecommunications Devices) Class Licence 2014

Radiocommunications (Cordless Communications Devices) Class Licence 2014

22 Dec 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake instruments:

 

  • Telecommunications (Due Date for Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Determination No. 1 of 1999; and
  • Telecommunications (Late Payment Penalty of Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Determination No. 1 of 1999
Telecommunications (Payment of Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Determination 2014

12 Sep 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake instruments:

  • Radiocommunications (Accreditation – Prescribed Certificates) Principles 2003; and
  • Radiocommunications (Frequency Assignment Certificates) Determination 2003

Radiocommunications (Accreditation – Prescribed Certificates) Principles 2014

Radiocommunications (Frequency Assignment Certificates) Determination 2014

 

AP Principles 3 Sep 2014

 

FAC Determination 4 Sep 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments:
  • Radiocommunications (Electromagnetic RadiationHuman Exposure) Standard 2003; and
  • Radiocommunications (Compliance Labelling - Electromagnetic Radiation) Notice. 2003

Radiocommunications (Electromagnetic Radiation - Human Exposure) Standard 2014

Radiocommunications (Compliance Labelling - Electromagnetic Radiation) Notice 2014

7 Jul 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to amend and remake the:

  • Radiocommunications Licence Condition (PTS Licence) Determination 1997

Radiocommunications Licence Condition (PTS Licence) Determination 2013

 

8 Jan 2014

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