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Telecommunications (Amendment) Bill 2007

Schedule 1 Amendment to the Telecommunications Act 1997

 

^1  Subclause 6(5) of Schedule 3

Repeal the subclause, substitute

             (5)  A tower must not be specified in an instrument under subclause (3) unless:

                     (a)  the tower is attached to a building; and

                     (b)  the height of the tower, when added to the height of towers already attached to a building in a residential area, does not exceed 5 metres.

 

^2  After subclause 6(5) of Schedule 3

Insert:

          (5A)  A tower must not be specified in an instrument under subclause (3) if the proposed location of the tower is less than 200 metres from a childcare centre, school or hospital.

^3  After subclause 15(1) of Schedule 3

Insert:

          (1A)  The Ministerial Code of Practice must include a requirement that for all facilities that are not low-impact facilities, the community must be fully consulted, and wherever possible, agree to the facility.