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Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts

Summary

Introduced with the Telecommunications (Regional Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2019, the bill amends the: Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and Telecommunications Act 1997 in relation to: Layer 2 bitstream services; and statutory infrastructure providers; Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and Telecommunications Act 1997 and two legislative instruments in relation to local access lines; Competition and Consumer Act 2010, Telecommunications Act 1997 and Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 in relation to funding of fixed wireless broadband and satellite broadband; and National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 to require NBN Co to provide certain data about premises connected, or due to be connected, to the NBN. Also repeals four declarations.

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 28/11/19  
Second reading moved 28/11/19  
Second reading debate 13/02/20  
Second reading agreed to 13/02/20  
Third reading agreed to 13/02/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/02/20  
Second reading moved 13/02/20  
     

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