Worldwide Homologation
Type Approval Specialists

Regulatory News dated Q2/2021

  • South AfricaICASA releases Draft „Equipment Authorisation Regulations”

    The South African “Independent Communications Authority of South Africas” ICASA released on 31 March 2021 their new draft regulations on “Equipment Authorisation Regulations”. New is the conformity assessment approach based on 3 classification levels for low, medium and high risk equipment, where low risk equipment is exempted from equipment authorisation.

    Furthermore, a 2-step authorisation process is implemented, where first a certificate of conformity with limited validity must be obtained before a homologation certificate “Equipment Authorisation” can be issued by the authority.

    There is also an adjustment to the label requierments, where a minimum height of 3 mm is specified for the ICASA logo. Also the equipment class must be referenced. There are no provisions for exemptions.

    Comments can be submitted till 30 April electronically or by post or hand delivery to

    Mr Lumkile Qabaka
    Project Leader
    350 Witch-Hazel Avenue
    Eco Point Office Park, CENTURION
    Gauteng
    South-Africa

    Email: LQabaka@icasa.org.za

    Source: Link ICASA


  • Dominican RepublicPublic consultation by INDOTEL

    The Instituto Dominicano de las Telecomunicaciones (INDOTEL) has opened a public consultation on the general
    telecommunication law 153-98.

    The targets of the consultation are, to modify the law to increase its overall accessibility as well as adding the latest technologies to it.

    The consultation is open to all interested parties and will be opened until May 31st, 2021.

    Source:


  • MexicoIFT in Mexico opens public consultation for the 57–64 GHz band

    The Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) has opened a public consultation for the 57–64 GHz frequency band. Comments may be submitted to IFT until 20 April 2021 via mail to planeacion.espectro@ift.org.mx.

    Subject to this public consultation is the amendment of the technical conditions for motion sensors as well as the management of efficient use of the radioelectric spectrum in the 57–64 GHz band.

    Furthermore, IFT would like to increase the harmonization in the use of the radio electric spectrum for motion sensors in this band and encourage technological modernization in the country by granting access to the spectrum for testing and examination of new apparatus or technologies.

    By this public consultation, IFT would like to encourage competition for the 57–64 GHz band for further development.

    Source: http://www.ift.org.mx/industria/consultas-publicas/acuerdo-mediante-el-cual-el-pleno-del-ift-actualiza-el-acuerdo-mediante-el-cual-el-pleno-del


  • GeneralKL Certification GmbH officially recognized as RCB for Japan

    Within the framework of the existing mutual Recognition Agreement between the European Union and Japan established in 2001, KL-Certification GmbH has been listed as a Registered Certification Body (RCB).

    Due to the recognition as RCB by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in Japan, the subsidiary of IB-Lenhardt AG is now able to conduct inspection of radio equipment under foreign statute to ensure that a specified radio equipment to be used in Japan complies with the technical standards of the Japanese Radio Law.

    This further completes IB-Lenhardt AG's ongoing endeavours to service global players with one-stop certification and type approval, right the first time.


  • ChinaMIIT China launch public consultation

    The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is seeking comments on new draft regulation "Interim Provisions on the Radio Management of Automotive Radars (Draft for Solicitation of Comments)".

    Main points of the draft: to reinstate type approval for radars in the range of 76-79 GHz and to stop approval of 24.25-26.65 GHz band vehicle radar equipment entirely from 1 January 2024.

    Feedback can be given (in Chinese language only) until 6 MAY 2021 at the Radio Administration of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, with reference to “Interim Provision on Radio Management of Automotive Radars (Draft for Comment)”.

    Please send your envelope to the following address: Radio Administration of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, No. 13 West Chang'an Street, Xicheng District, Beijing (Postal Code: 100804)

    Direct link to source (Chinese)

    Direct link to draft regulations (Chinese):



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