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Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Amendment Bill 2014

Schedule 1 Amendments

   

Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Act 2012

1  Before section 1

Insert:

Part 1 Preliminary

   

2  Section 3

Repeal the section.

3  After section 4

Insert:

Part 2 Levy for the 2014-15 financial year and later financial years

   

4A   Definitions

                   In this Part:

eligible levy period has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 .

levy amount has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 .

person has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications Act 1997 .

Note:          See also subsection 5(1) of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 .

4B   Extension to external Territories

                   This Part extends to each external Territory referred to in section 10 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 .

Note:          See also section 7 of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 .

4C   Imposition of levy

                   If a person has a levy amount for an eligible levy period because of section 50 of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 , levy is imposed on that amount.

4D   Amount of levy

                   The amount of a levy that this Part imposes on a levy amount for an eligible levy period is equal to that levy amount.

4E   Person liable to pay levy

                   Levy imposed by this Part on a person’s levy amount for an eligible levy period is payable by the person.

4  Sections 5, 6, 7 and 8

Repeal the sections.

5  Transitional—levy for the 2012-13 financial year or the 2013-14 financial year

Despite the repeal of sections 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8 of the Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Act 2012 by this Schedule, those sections continue in force, in relation to a levy amount for:

                     (a)  the eligible levy period that began on 1 July 2012; or

                     (b)  the eligible levy period that began on 1 July 2013;

as if those repeals had not happened.