NICTA wishes to inform the general public and ICT stakeholders that only a person that is licensed and registered with NICTA in accordance with the National Information and Communications Technology Act, 2009 is permitted to perform ICT cabling work in PNG.
A person must not perform a particular type of cabling work unless:
i. the person is the holder of an appropriate NICTA ICT Cabling Licence that authorises the performance of that type of cabling work; or
ii. the person performs the work under the supervision of the holder of a ICT Cabling Licence that authorizes the performance of that type of cabling work.
Offence Relating to Unlicensed Cabling Work
i. A person(s) other than a cabling licence holder, who performs cabling work without a valid NICTA licence, is guilty of an offence and shall be fined K15,000.00 or face imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or both.
ii. A cabling licence holder, who knowingly or recklessly contravenes the condition of their cabling licence is guilty of an offence and shall be fined K15,000.00 or face imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or both.
NICTA inspectors will conduct random inspections on internal and external ICT cabling work to ensure compliance to NICTA regulatory requirements.
Authorised by Kila Gulo Vui
Chief Executive Officer