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Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Bill 2011


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

Summary

Part of a package of three bills to support the transition to the national broadband network, the bill imposes a levy on telecommunications carriers or carriage service providers if the carriers or providers have a levy amount for an eligible levy period.

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 02/11/11  
Second reading moved 02/11/11  
Second reading debate 07/02/12  
Second reading debate 08/02/12  
Second reading agreed to 08/02/12  
Third reading agreed to 08/02/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/02/12  
Second reading moved 09/02/12  
Second reading debate 29/02/12  
Second reading agreed to 29/02/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 20/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 20/03/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20/03/12  
Assent 16/04/12 Act no.: 45 of 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (03/11/2011): House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications; statement made discharging the committee's requirement to provide a report (22/11/11)
  • Referred to Committee (03/11/2011): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (24/02/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )