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Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Bill 2000
Schedule  1 Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997

   

1A  Section 4

Omit “section 10”, substitute “section 8B”.

1  Section 5 (definition of participating carrier )

Repeal the definition.

2  Section 5

Insert:

participating person has the same meaning as in Part 2 of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 .

3  Section 6

Repeal the section, substitute:

6   Imposition of levy

                   If a participating person has a levy debit balance for a claim period because of section 20S of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 , levy is imposed on that balance.

4  Section 7

Omit “financial year”, substitute “claim period”.

5  Section 8

Repeal the section, substitute:

8   Participating person liable to pay levy

                   Levy imposed on a participating person’s levy debit balance for a claim period is payable by the participating person.

6  Application

Despite the amendments made by this Schedule, the Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997 continues to apply, after the commencement of this item, in relation to levy for a financial year that ended on or before 30 June 2000, as if those amendments had not been made.

 

 

 

 

I hereby certify that this Bill originated in the House of Representatives and has been finally passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives.

 

 

 

Clerk of the House of Representatives

 

In the name of Her Majesty , I assent to this Act.

 

 

 

Governor-General

2000

 

(127/00)