Telecommunications Disability Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for Use with the Standard Telephone Service - Features for Special Needs of Persons with Disabilities - AS / ACIF S040) 2015 - Australian Government

Description

You will be required to comply with this disability standard if you manufacture modify or supply customer equipment designed, or intended, for connection to a telecommunications network.

The purpose of this disability standard is to provide requirements for customer equipment that:

  • Is for use in connection with the standard telephone service;
  • Is for use primarily by persons who do not have a disability; and
  • Has features that are designed to cater for any or all of the special needs of persons with disabilities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Telecommunications Act 1997 AG

Administering agency

Department of Communications and the Arts

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Communications Infrastructure

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Licensing

Communications Infrastructure

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Department of Communications and the Arts

Mailing address: PO Box 78
Belconnen
Australian Capital Territory 2616
Phone: 02 62195555
Phone: 1300850115
Fax: 02 62195353
Email: licensing@acma.gov.au