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Licensing regime for short-range radiocommunications apparatus operating below 9 kHz


From: Ministry for the Economy and Industry
(Malta Communications Authority)
​Published: 22 June 2021
Running till: 9 July 2021
​Last Updated: ​23 August 2021


1.        Background

The Malta Communications Authority is proposing to adopt a light-weight oversight regime and regulate radiocommunications apparatus operating below 9 kHz under the General Authorisations (Radiocommunications Apparatus) Regulations (S.L.399.40).

This Consultation document is therefore highlighting the proposed changes to these Regulations which are taking into account harmonisation measures adopted under the framework of the Electronic Communications Committee within the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations.

2.        Documents

MCA-C-21-4209_9kHz apparatus.pdfMCA-C-21-4209_9kHz apparatus.pdf
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