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Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures—Access Arrangements) Bill 2011

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As read a third time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures—Access Arrangements) Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to telecommunications, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 3

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 4

Part 1—General amendments                                                                                    4

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                   4

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                    12

Part 2—Amendments relating to infringement notices                               46

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                 46

Part 3—Amendments relating to Layer 2 Ethernet bitstream services 47

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                 47

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                    52

Part 4—Amendments relating to freedom of information                        70

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                           70

 



This Bill originated in the House of Representatives; and, having this day passed, is now ready for presentation to the Senate for its concurrence.

B.C. WRIGHT

Clerk of the House of Representatives

House of Representatives

1 March 2011

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to telecommunications, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures—Access Arrangements) Act 2011 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The latest of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 ; and

(c) immediately after the commencement of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Act 2010 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all unless both of the events mentioned in paragraphs (b) and (c) occur.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The latest of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 ; and

(c) immediately after the commencement of Part 7 of Schedule 1 to the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Act 2010 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all unless both of the events mentioned in paragraphs (b) and (c) occur.

 

4.  Schedule 1, Part 3

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 12 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

5.  Schedule 1, Part 4

The day after the end of the period of 60 days beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Note:          On 1 January 2011, the short title of the Trade Practices Act 1974 was changed to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 by the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Act (No. 2) 2010 .