Telecommunications (Customer Equipment Safety) Technical Standard - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this technical standard if you manufacture, supply or modify:

  • customer equipment that is designed or intended for use as part of a connection to a telecommunications network
  • information technology equipment for use as the AC mains supply as a telecommunications transmission medium.

The purpose of this code is to help protect the:

  • integrity of a telecommunications network or a facility
  • health and safety persons who operate, work on, use or may be affected by the operation of a telecommunications network or facility.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Telecommunications Act 1997 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Communications Infrastructure

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