The ACMA

Sunsetting issues for comment

ACMA instruments currently open for consultation

Draft instrument

Title of consultation paper

Start date

End date

Radiocommunications (Aircraft and Aeronautical Mobile Stations) Class Licence 2006

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

12 April 2016

13 May 2016

Radiocommunications (Emergency Locating Devices) Class Licence 2016

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

4 May 2016

15 June 2016

 

ACMA instruments where consultation has ended and awaiting ACMA decision

Draft instrument

Title of consultation paper

Start date

End date

Submissions

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

24 Jul 2015

21 Aug 2015

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

17 Dec 2014

6 Mar 2015

 
Telecommunications (National Relay Service Provider – Section of the Telecommunications Industry) Determination 2015 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

4 Feb 2015

2 Mar 2015

 

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

 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

15 Dec 2014

6 Feb 2015

Telstra
Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Temporary Community Broadcasting Licence) Determination 2015 Remaking the Temporary Community Broadcasting Licence Conditions Determination 2003 7 Jan 2015 6 Feb 2015 Community Broadcasting Association of Australia
Telecommunications (Section of Telecommunications Industry) Determination 2003 (No. 1) (the Telecommunications Determination Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake Telecommunications (Section of Telecommunications Industry) Determination 2003 (No. 1) 15 Dec 2014 2 Feb 2015  
Telecommunications (Provision of Pre-selection) Determination 2015 Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake Telecommunications (Provision of Pre-selection) Determinations 1 Dec 2014 16 Jan 2015  
Telecommunications (Section of Telecommunications Industry – Portability Service Suppliers) Determination 2015 Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Telecommunications (Section of the Telecommunications Industry) Determination 2001 1 Dec 2014 16 Jan 2015  

Telecommunications Numbering Plan

Telecommunications Numbering Plan Declaration 2000

Telecommunications Numbering Plan Declaration 2004

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

Proposal to remake the Telecommunications Numbering Plan

30 Oct 2014

29 Jan 2015

 
Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Determination 2003(No. 2)
Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Determination 2003(No. 2)
Proposal to remake the Apparatus Transmitter and Receiver Tax Determinations 28 Nov 2014 9 Jan 2015 Telstra
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.

Remaking the Third Party Users, Apparatus Licence Transfers and Trading Rules for Defence Determinations

24 Oct 2014

7 Dec 2014

 

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

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 
22 Oct 2014  3 Dec 2014  

Draft Radiocommunications Devices (Compliance Labelling) Notice 2014

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

 

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

16 April 2014

6 June 2014

Analyse Solve & Test (AST)

AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

ARCIA (Australian Radio Communications Industry Association)

 
 

Not yet drafted—public consultation requested prior to drafting.

 

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake:

  • Radiocommunications (Australian Space Objects) Determination 2000
  • Radiocommunications (Foreign Space Objects) Determination 2000
28 July 2014  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 

Telecommunications Cabling Provider Rules 2014

 

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)
 

13 Jun 2014

22 Aug 2014

 

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Outpost Licence) Determination 2014

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Fixed Licence) Determination 2014

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Fixed Receive Licence) Determination 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
9 Jul 2014 22 Aug 2014 

NBN Co

Telstra

 

Telecommunications (Annual Charge) Determination 2014

Telecommunications (Collection of Numbering Charges) Determination 2014

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

14 May 2014

2 Jul 2014

Telstra

Vodafone Hutchison Australia

 

Draft Radiocommunications Devices (Compliance Labelling) Notice 2014

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

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments–Remaking of:

  • Radiocommunications regulatory arrangements for devices

16 Apr 2014

6 Jun 2014


Radiocommunications (Spectrum Licence Tax) Determination 1999

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments:

  • Review of spectrum licence tax arrangements

17 Jan 2014

28 Feb 2014


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

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the:

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

28 Nov 2013

15 Jan 2014

 

ACMA instruments that have been remade as a result of consultation

Instrument

Title of consultation paper

Made

Registered

Radiocommunications (Qualified Operators) Determination 2016



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

 
Proposal to remake the Radiocommunications (Qualified Operators) Determination 2005 and to make amendments to related instruments 17 Mar 2016 23 Mar 2016
Broadcasting Services (International Broadcasting) Guidelines 2016  Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Broadcasting Services (International Broadcasting) Guidelines 2015   23 Mar 2016  29 Mar 2016 
Broadcasting Services (Australian Content) Standard 2016  Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Broadcasting Services (Australian Content) Standard 2005  23 Mar 2016  29 Mar 2016
Radiocommunications Assignment and Licensing Instruction (RALI) XX Plan for the for the VHF Bands (70 - 87.5 MHz AND 148 - 174 MHz)  NA - see webpage 1 Oct 2015 NA
Broadcasting Services Clarification Notice 2016  Proposal to remake the Broad casting Services Clarification Notice 2001 and Broadcasting Services Clarification Notice 2002  18 Mar 2016  22 Mar 2016
Radiocommunications (Radionavigation-Satellite Service) Class Licence 2015  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  18 Sep 2015   25 Sep 2015
Radiocommunications 1.5 GHz Frequency Band Plan 2015   Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the 1.5 GHz Band Plan  10 Aug 2015 14 Aug 2015

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Amateur Licence) Determination 2015

 

Radicommunications (Overseas Amateurs Visiting Australia) Class Licence 2015

 
Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—

Remaking amateur LCD & overseas visiting amateurs class licence 

29 Jun 2015  6 July 2015
Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Scientific Licence) Determination 2015  Automatic sunsetting and amendments to legislative instruments—Proposal to make the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Scientific Licence) Determination 2015  6 Aug 2015 18 Aug 2015
Radiocommunications (27 MHz Handphone Stations) Class Licence 2015  Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake the Radiocommunications (27 MHz Handphone Stations) Class Licence 2002  4 Sep 2015 15 Sep 2015
Radiocommunications (Allocation of Transmitter Licences—Low Power Open Narrowcasting Licences) Determination 2015 

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake:

  • Radiocommunications (Broadcasting (Low Power Open Narrowcasting) Transmitter Licence—Allocation) Determination 2001
 4 Sep 2015 15 Sep 2015

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

 

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

 6 Aug 2015 18 Aug 2015
Radiocommunications (Maritime Ship Station—27 MHz and VHF) Class Licence 2015 Proposal to revoke and remake the Radiocommunications (Maritime Ship Station—27 MHz and VHF) Class Licence 2001  24 Jul 2015  30 Jul 2015
Maritime Ship Licence Determination 2015 

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

6 Mar 2015  12 Mar 2015
Radiocommunications (Citizen Band Radio Stations) Class Licence 2015  Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake Radiocommunications (Citizen Band Radio Stations) Class Licence 2002  15 June 2015  23 June 2015

Radiocommunications (Radio-controlled Models) Class Licence

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Aeronautical Licence) Determination

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments:

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

14 Mar 2014

28 Apr 2014

RadiocommunIcations (Interpretation) Determination 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake

  • Radiocommunications (Interpretation) Determination 2000

18 Feb 2015

23 Feb 2015

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Apparatus Licence) Determination 2015

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instrument—Proposal to remake:

  • Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Apparatus Licence) Determination 2003
20 Feb 2015 25 Feb 2015

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

and

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

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
15 Dec 2014

RNSS Jamming Devices Declaration 22 Dec 2014

RNSS Jamming Devices Exemption Determination 15 Jan 2015

Radiocommunications (Specified Radiocommunications Receivers and Types of Transmitter Licences and Receiver Licences) Determination 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake:

  • Radiocommunications (Radiocommunications Receivers) Determination 2000 (No. 2); and
  • Radiocommunications (Transmitter and Receiver Licences) Determination
15 Dec 2014 22 Dec 2014

Radiocommunications (Cellular Mobile Telecommunications Devices) Class Licence 2014 

Radiocommunications (Cordless Communications Devices) Class Licence 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
15 Dec 2014 22 Dec 2014
Telecommunications (Payment of Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Determination 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
8 Sep 2014 12 Sep 2014

Radiocommunications (Accreditation – Prescribed Certificates) Principles 2014

Radiocommunications (Frequency Assignment Certificates) Determination 2014

Automatic sunsetting of legislative instruments—Proposal to remake instruments:

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

 25 Aug 2014

 

 

AP Principles 3 Sep 2014

 

FAC Determination 4 Sep 2014

Radiocommunications (Electromagnetic Radiation - Human Exposure) Standard 2014

Radiocommunications (Compliance Labelling - Electromagnetic Radiation) Notice 2014

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

30 Jun 2014

 7 Jul 2014

Radiocommunications Licence Condition (PTS Licence) Determination 2013

 

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

  • Radiocommunications Licence Condition (PTS Licence) Determination 1997

20 Dec 2013

8 Jan 2014

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