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Tuesday, 20 March 2012
Page: 3528

Consideration of Senate Message

Bill returned from the Senate with a requested amendment.

Senate's requested amendment—

(1) Schedule 1, page 8 (after line 27), after item 28, insert:

28A Section 284 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

284 Assisting the ACMA, the ACCC, the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman or TUSMA

28B At the end of section 284

Add:

(4) Sections 276 and 277 do not prohibit a disclosure by a person of information or a document if:

(a) the disclosure is made to, or to a member of the staff of, TUSMA; and

(b) the information or document may assist TUSMA to carry out its functions or powers.

28C Section 299 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

299 Assisting the ACMA, the ACCC, the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman or TUSMA

28D At the end of section 299 (before the note)

Add:

(4) If information or a document is disclosed to a person as permitted by subsection 284(4) or this subsection, the person must not disclose or use the information or document except for the purpose of, or in connection with, the carrying out of TUSMA's functions and powers.

28E Section 299 (note)

Omit "or the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman", substitute ", the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman or TUSMA".