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Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Amendment Bill 1998
Schedule 1 Amendments


Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997

1  At the end of subsection 15(1)


             ; and (e)  the amount determined by the Industry Minister, by written instrument, to be the proportion of the Commonwealth’s costs for the immediately preceding financial year that is attributable to the administration of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Telecommunications Act 1997 .

2  Subsection 15(4) (at the end of the definition of costs )


             ; and (c)  in relation to the Commonwealth, means an amount that, in accordance with accrual-based accounting principles, is treated as a cost of the Commonwealth.

3  Subsection 15(4)


Industry Minister means the Minister for Industry, Science and Tourism.


[ Minister's second reading speech made in

House of Representatives on 1 April 1998

Senate on 28 May 1998 ]