ACMA Certification Body

ACMA Certification Body

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) acting as an approving body under subsection 410 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 has determined Comtest Laboratories Pty Ltd as a Certification Body under Subsection 410(2) of the act.

Comtest Laboratories can only issue a statement of compliance in accordance with the Telecommunications Labelling Notice (TLN) for A-tick and the ACMA A-tick guidelines and against standards or part thereof, covered by the scope of determination by the approving body.

The applicable standards against which Comtest Laboratories as a Certification Body can issue a statement of compliance are:

AS/NZS 60950.1

Information technology equipment - Safety - General requirements

AS/NZS 4117

Surge protective devices for telecommunication applications

AS/ACIF S002

Analogue interworking and non-interference requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network

AS/CA S002

Analogue interworking and non-interference requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network

AS/ACIF S003

Customer switching, multiplexing and ancillary equipment for connection to a Telecommunications Network

AS/CA S003.1

Requirements for Customer Access Equipment for connection to a Telecommunications Network — Part 1: General

AS/CA S003.2

Requirements for Customer Access Equipment forconnection to a Telecommunications Network — Part 2: Analogue and TDM based technologies

AS/CA S003.3

Requirements for Customer Access Equipment for connection to a Telecommunications Network — Part 3: Packet and cell based technologies

AS/ACIF S004

Voice frequency performance requirements for Customer Equipment

AS/ACIF S006

Requirements for Customer Equipment, operating in the voice band, for connection to the non-switched Telecommunications Network

AS/ACIF S008

Requirements for authorised cabling products

AS/CA S008

Requirements for authorised cabling products

AS/ACIF S016

General Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to hierarchical digital interfaces

AS/ACIF S031

Requirements for ISDN Basic Access Interface

AS/ACIF S038

Requirements for ISDN Primary Rate Access Interface

AS/ACIF S041

Requirements for DSL Customer Equipment for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network

AS/ACIF S041.1

Requirements for DSL Customer Equipment for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network – Part 1: General

AS/ACIF S041.2

Requirements for DSL Customer Equipment for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network – Part 2: Modems for use in connection with all DSL services

AS/ACIF S041.3

Requirements for DSL Customer Equipment for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network – Part 3: Filters for use in connection with all ADSL services

AS/ACIF S042.1

Requirements for connection to an air interface of a telecommunications network – Part 1: General

AS/CA S042.1

Requirements for connection to an air interface of a telecommunications network – Part 1: General

AS/ACIF S042.3

Requirements for connection to an air interface of a telecommunications network – Part 3: GSM

AS/CA S042.4

Requirements for connection to an air interface of a telecommunications network – Part 4: IMT-2000

AS/ACIF S043.1

Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network - General

AS/ACIF S043.2

Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network - Broadband

AS/ACIF S043.3

Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network - DC, low frequency AC and voiceband

A manufacturer or importer may apply to Comtest Laboratories for a statement certifying that customer equipment and customer cabling complies with applicable section 376 technical standards, under circumstances where:

  • the customer equipment or customer cabling equipment is required to meet Compliance Level 2 or 3; and
  • where there is no Recognised Testing Authority accredited to test all requirements in the applicable technical standard, and the applicant has acquired a test report from a recognised testing authority addressing only some of the requirements in the applicable standard and has instead obtained:
  • a test report from a test house; or
  • design details; or
  • an applicant wants to apply the A-Tick mark to a modified Telecom authorised or AUSTEL permitted customer equipment, and the applicant has a partial test report against an applicable standard; or
  • an applicant wants to continue to apply the A-tick mark to an item of customer equipment or customer cabling that was tested to the previous edition of the applicable standard and the requirement in the applicable standard is a subset or less stringent than the previous edition of the standard.