1- Scrapping &Impounding:
i) The equipments are impounded pursuant to the licensee’s application to NTRA. It takes 6 months according to the law after getting a previous written approval from NTRA by one of the following means:
• Disposing of the equipment (by selling/assigning) to a licensed company so that the licensee could deal with such equipment after registering them in the assignee’s license and paying the due charges.
• Re-exporting the equipment and submitting the documents of exportation.
• NTRA shall not deem any disposal (mentioned in the previous 2 clauses) valid without getting approval from it.
ii) If the licensee requests the scrapping or impounding of the equipment, then he should follow the following procedures:
• Submitting an official application, signed and sealed with the licensee’s seal in the name of the Executive President of NTRA to impound and seal the equipment.
• Submitting a copy of valid license stating the equipment to be scrapped or impounded.
• The delegate’s official authorization to take measures needed to bring the equipment to NTRA. If this is not feasible, NTRA shall form a committee to move on to the site after notifying the licensee.
If the licensee requests that the equipment be dismantled, he should do the following procedures:
• Submitting an official application, signed and sealed with the licensee’s seal in the name of the Executive President of NTRA to dismantle the equipment to be used by the user (not the importer) as spare parts.
• Submitting a copy of valid license stating the equipment to be dismantled.
• After submitting it to the committee and approving it, the licensee shall be notified to bring the equipment to be used
If the license requests the unsealing of the equipment, he shall do the following procedures:
i) To recycle them:
- Submitting an official application, signed and sealed with the licensee’s seal in the name of the Executive President of NTRA to unseal the equipment.
- Submitting a copy of current license.
- Filling in the specifications form detailing the operation site.
- After submitting the application to the committee, getting an approval, and paying due fees, the licensee shall be notified thereof to bring the sealed equipment to unseal them or a committee of inspectors shall be formed to move on to the site.
ii) Offer for sale:
- the above-mentioned measures of unsealing shall be taken
- The inspectors’ committee of NTRA moves on to the site to unseal the equipments, offer them then re-seal them in the same day. The committee deems the re-sealing starts from the previous date.
- NTRA is entitled to refuse the unsealing application for sale without giving any reasons.
4- In case the mentioned term of sealing terminates without disposing of the equipment, the licensee should submit the equipment without delay to the delegates of NTRA in its headquarters where they shall be impounded. If this is violated the licensee shall be considered unlicensed holder of the equipment and will be subject to legal punishment.
5- NTRA shall not approve any scrapping done except through its own procedures. And it will not be deemed it valid except with an official writ issued by NTRA signed by its representative who scrapped the equipment.
6- Breaking the seal will be carried out by NTRA’s representative, stating this in an official writ. In case the breaking of the seal is carried out, the fees will be paid from the date of breaking the seal and the issuance of the official writ, and 2% of the due fees will be collected in fines without prejudice to NTRA’s right in taking legal measures concerned the unlicensed usage of equipment.
• New terrestrial wireless equipment
• New diving center wireless equipment
• Wireless equipment in the Nile (Floating Hotel- Tourist Boat)
• Wireless equipment on a plane
• Maritime equipment
• Amateurs’ equipment
• Cancellation or modification