Telecommunication Authority of Singapore Act
(Chapter 323, Section 131)
Radio-communication Regulations
Rg 3
G.N. No. S 328/1994

REVISED EDITION 1999
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[19 August 1994]
PART I
PRELIMINARY
Citation
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Radio-communication Regulations.
Definitions
2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Amateur Station” means a station in respect of which an Amateur Station licensee is authorised in the licence to use;
“armed forces” means the Singapore Armed Forces established under the Singapore Armed Forces Act (Cap. 295) and includes any visiting force, not being a police force, which is lawfully present in Singapore;
“Armed Forces Communication” means radio-communication —
(a)between stations of the armed forces; or
(b)between stations of the armed forces and any other radio-communication station, whether on shore or on any vessel or aircraft;
“authorised officer” means any person authorised by the Authority to act on its behalf;
“class licence” means a class licence granted under regulation 53A;
“class licensee” means a person who is deemed to have been granted a class licence;
“International Telecommunication Convention” means the Convention of the International Telecommunication Union signed at Nairobi in 1982 or any subsequent revision or modification thereof to which the Government of Singapore is a party;
“licence” means any licence granted under these Regulations in respect of any station or network, but does not, except in relation to regulations 3, 4(1), (2) and (6), 6, 14, 16, 19, 21 and 60, include a class licence;
“licensee” means any person to whom a licence has been granted under these Regulations, and includes his employees, but does not, except in relation to regulations 6, 14 and 19, include a class licensee;
“localised private network” means a private network that provides radio coverage of a confined or restricted area as specified by the Authority and that comprises at least 2 stations each operating generally at an effective radiated power of 5 watts or below;
“Localised Radio-communication Station” means a station which can only be used for communication with a base station or with another station within a defined power limit specified by the Authority;
“network” means 2 or more stations operated by a person and used or intended to be used in communication with one another;
“private network” means a network which exists to meet the exclusive internal telecommunication needs of the licensee or which has a number of common interest groups of subscribers or users and radio channels as the Authority may specify;
“public mobile network” means any public network that enables radio-communications through the use of portable or mobile stations and may include any of the following telecommunication systems licensed under section 26 of the Act:
(a)a public cellular mobile telephone system;
(b)a public radio paging system;
(c)a public data system; or
(d)a public trunked radio system;
“public network” means a network which is accessible to any member of the public generally and which is used or intended to be used to provide telecommunication services by means of radio-communication to the general public;
“Radio Regulations” means the Radio Regulations annexed to the International Telecommunication Convention and includes every revision or modification thereof which the Government has ratified or accepted;
“station” means a transmitter, receiver, a combination of transmitters and receivers or any accessory thereto which is used or intended to be used for radio-communication;
“wide-area private network” means a private network that provides radio coverage of a wide area as specified by the Authority and that comprises one or more stations operating generally at an effective radiated power of more than 5 watts.