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Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Information Disclosure, National Interest and Other Measures) Bill 2022

2022

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Information Disclosure, National Interest and Other Measures) Bill 2022

 

No.      , 2022

 

(Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to telecommunications, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Information use and disclosure                                                               3

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                    3

Part 2—Record of disclosures                                                                                   6

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                    6

Part 3—Other measures                                                                                                8

Division 1—Amendment of commencement provision                                        8

Telstra Corporation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021                      8

Division 2—Amendment of transitional provision                                                 8

Telstra Corporation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021                      8

Division 3—Amendment of definition                                                                     8

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                    8

 



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to telecommunications, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Information Disclosure, National Interest and Other Measures) Act 2022 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The day after the end of the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 1, Part 3, Division 1

Immediately after the commencement of section 2 of the Telstra Corporation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021 .

13 December 2021

5.  Schedule 1, Part 3, Division 2

Immediately after the commencement of item 81 of Schedule 1 to the Telstra Corporation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021 .

14 December 2021

6.  Schedule 1, Part 3, Division 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.