Unofficial Translation
Act on Organization to Assign Radio Frequency and
to Regulate the Broadcasting and
Telecommunications Services B.E. 2553 (2010)

BHUMIBOL ADULYADEJ, REX;
Given on the 17th Day of December B.E.2553;
Being the 65th Year of the Present Reign.

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej is graciously pleased to proclaim that:
Whereas it is expedient to amend the Act on the Organizations to Assign Radiofrequency Spectrum and to Regulate the Broadcasting, Television Broadcasting and
Telecommunication Services;
This Act contains certain provisions in relation to the restriction of rights and
liberties of persons, in respect of which Section 29 together with Section 35, Section 36,
Section 41, Section 43, Section 45, Section 46 Section 47, Section 61 and Section 64 of
the Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand so permit by virtue provisions of law;
Be it, therefore, enacted by the King, by and with the advice and consent of the
National Assembly, as follows;
Section 1. This Act is called the “Act on Organization to Assign Radio
Frequency and to Regulate the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Services B.E. 2553
(2010).”
Section 2. This Act shall come into force as from the day following the date of
its publication in the Government Gazette.
Section 3. The Act on the Organizations to Assign Radio-frequency Spectrum
and to Regulate the Broadcasting, Television Broadcasting and Telecommunication
Services B.E. 2543 (2000) shall be repealed.
Section 4. In this Act:
“radio frequency” means radio waves or hertzian waves which are electromagnetic
waves of frequencies lower than 3,000,000 megahertz that are propagated in space
without artificial guide;
“telecommunications” means the emission, transmission or reception of signs,
signals, writing, digits, images, sounds, codes or intelligence of any nature by radio
frequency, wire, optical, electromagnetic system, or by other system;

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