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Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Protecting Services for Rural and Regional Australia into the Future) Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts

Summary

Amends the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 to ensure the principal amount in the Communications Fund is maintained as a perpetual fund, with only earnings on investment being used to fund future telecommunication improvements in regional, rural and remote Australia.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21/06/07  
Second reading moved 21/06/07  
Second reading agreed to 09/08/07  
Third reading agreed to 09/08/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/08/07  
Second reading moved 13/08/07  
Second reading agreed to 10/09/07  
Third reading moved 10/09/07  
Third reading agreed to 11/09/07  
     
Assent 24/09/07 Act no.: 152 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)