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BROADCASTING SERVICES ACT 1992 - SECT 130AA

Technical standards for digital transmission--radio etc.

             (1)  The ACMA may, by legislative instrument, determine technical standards that relate to the transmission of any or all of the following services using a digital modulation technique:

                     (a)  commercial radio broadcasting services;

                     (b)  national radio broadcasting services;

                     (c)  community radio broadcasting services;

                     (d)  subscription radio broadcasting services provided under a class licence;

                     (e)  subscription radio narrowcasting services provided under a class licence;

                      (f)  open narrowcasting radio services provided under a class licence.

Instruments

             (2)  Section 589 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 applies to standards determined under subsection (1) of this section in a corresponding way to the way in which it applies to an instrument under that Act.

Compliance

             (3)  A national broadcaster must comply with a standard determined under subsection (1).

Note 1:       For compliance by holders of commercial radio broadcasting licences, see clause 8 of Schedule 2.

Note 2:       For compliance by holders of community radio broadcasting licences, see clause 9 of Schedule 2.

Note 3:       For compliance by providers of radio broadcasting services provided under a class licence, see clause 11 of Schedule 2.



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