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Telecommunications Amendment (Repairing Assistance and Access) Bill 2019

2019

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Telecommunications Amendment (Repairing Assistance and Access) Bill 2019

 

No.      , 2019

 

(Senator Keneally)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Telecommunications Act 1997 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Systemic weakness or systemic vulnerability                            3

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                   3

Schedule 2—Limiting technical assistance requests and technical capability notices to listed acts or things                                                                                                                               5

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                   5

Schedule 3—Approval of technical assistance notices by the AFP Commissioner             6

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                   6

Schedule 4—Ombudsman ’s report of results of inspection of records 7

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                   7

Schedule 5—Judicial agreement to notice                                                                8

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                   8

Schedule 6—Other amendments                                                                                  13

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                 13

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Telecommunications Act 1997 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Telecommunications Amendment (Repairing Assistance and Access) Act 2019 .

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.  Schedules 1 to 6.

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.