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National Broadband Network Companies Bill 2011

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2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Broadband Network Companies Bill 2010

 

(1)     Clause 9, page 15 (lines 4 to 8), omit the clause, substitute:

9  Supply of eligible services to be on wholesale basis

             (1)  An NBN corporation must not supply an eligible service to another person unless the other person:

                     (a)  is a carrier or a service provider; and

                     (b)  will use the eligible service to supply a carriage service or a content service to the public.

             (2)  For this section, a service is supplied to the public if:

                     (a)  it is used for the carriage of communications between 2 end-users, each of which is outside the immediate circle of the supplier of the service; or

                     (b)  it is used for point-to-multipoint services to end users, at least one of which is outside the immediate circle of the supplier of the service.

             (3)  In this section:

immediate circle has the meaning given by section 23 of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

[supply to the public]

(2)     Clause 41, page 35 (after line 30), insert:

          (3A)  An NBN corporation must not supply an eligible service that is higher than Layer 2 in the Open System Interconnection (OSI) Reference Model.

[restriction to Layer 2 products]

 (3)    After clause 96, page 79 (after line 15), insert:

96A  Freedom of Information Act

                   NBN Co is taken to be a prescribed authority for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

[status of NBN Co]