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General Information

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Date 1949
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Brief Overview / Significance
  • This Act may require a Department of Trade and Industry licence for the use of a radiocollar for post-release monitoring, depending on the waveband and the strength of the equipment used.
  • Use of 173.200-173.350 MHz band, with an approved type of equipment and a power output of less than 1 milliwatt does not require a licence.
  • Use of the other waveband available (173.700-174.000) or with a power output of greater than 1 millliwatt does require a licence.
  • (J35.147.w1)
NOTES - Amendments / Relation to other legislation
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