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Do Not Call Register Legislation Amendment Bill 2010


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Do Not Call Register Legislation Amendment Bill 2009



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Summary

Amends the: Do Not Call Register Act 2006 to: provide that individuals can register their preference not to receive telemarketing calls or marketing faxes; and enable the minister to specify a longer period of time for which numbers remain in force on the register and to reinstate numbers that have lapsed on the register at the end of the current three-year registration period; and Telecommunications Act 1997 to make consequential amendments, including enabling the Australian Communications and Media Authority to develop an industry standard for the fax marketing industry.

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 26/11/09  
Second reading moved 26/11/09  
Second reading debate 12/05/10  
Second reading agreed to 12/05/10  
Consideration in detail debate 12/05/10 Amendment details: 30 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 12/05/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/05/10  
Second reading moved 13/05/10  
Second reading debate 13/05/10  
Second reading agreed to 13/05/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 13/05/10  
Third reading agreed to 13/05/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 13/05/10  
Assent 18/05/10 Act no.: 46 of 2010
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BE281]

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Senate
  • Family First Party [sheet 6049 revised]
FIELDING, Sen Steve

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (30/11/2009): Senate Environment, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (25/02/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )