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Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Consumer Protection) Bill 2013


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Summary

Amends the: Do Not Call Register Act 2006 to clarify which party is responsible for making telemarketing calls and sending marketing faxes where third parties are carrying out the marketing activities; Telecommunications Act 1997 to: enable industry codes to be varied; extend the application of the reimbursement scheme for developing consumer-related industry codes to varying these codes; and require code developers to publish draft code and draft variations and related public submissions; and Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Services Standards) Act 1999 to: require the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) scheme to comply with standards determined by the minister; and require independent periodic public reviews of the TIO scheme to be conducted.

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 21/03/13  
Second reading moved 21/03/13  
Lapsed at dissolution 05/08/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (21/03/2013): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (13/06/2013)
  • Referred to Committee (21/03/2013): Joint Select Committee on Broadcasting Legislation; Statement made discharging the committee's requirement to provide a report (17/06/2013)
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