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National Transmission Network Sale Bill 1997

Part 6 Powers and immunities of NTC or declared successor

   

20   Deemed application of telecommunications carrier rules

             (1)  The telecommunications carrier rules have effect in accordance with this Part, in relation to an NTC or declared successor, in relation to any telecommunications facility that satisfies the following conditions:

                     (a)  the facility is owned by the NTC or the declared successor;

                     (b)  the facility:

                              (i)  is an original asset consisting of land; or

                             (ii)  is an original asset and is located at land on which there is located a telecommunications transmission tower that is either an original asset or a replacement asset; or

                            (iii)  is a replacement asset and is located at land on which there is located a telecommunications transmission tower that is either an original asset or a replacement asset.

             (2)  The telecommunications carrier rules have effect as if the NTC or declared successor were:

                     (a)  a carrier (within the meaning of the Telecommunications Act); and

                     (b)  the holder of a carrier licence.

             (3)  This Part does not apply to an NTC or declared successor at any time when the NTC or declared successor is actually the holder of a carrier licence.

21   Miscellaneous modifications of telecommunications carrier rules

                   The following provisions of Schedule 3 to the Telecommunications Act do not apply:

                     (a)  Divisions 2 and 3 of Part 1;

                     (b)  Division 6 of Part 1;

                     (c)  subclause 44(2) and clauses 46, 47 and 53.