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Act No. 51 of 1999 as made
An Act to amend the Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997, and for related purposes
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Originating Bill: Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Bill 1998
Date of Assent 05 Jul 1999
Date of repeal 12 Dec 2019
Repealed by Communications Legislation Amendment (Deregulation and Other Measures) Act 2019
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Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Act 1999

 

No. 51, 1999


 

 

 

 

Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Act 1999

 

No. 51, 1999

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997              3

 


Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Act 1999

No. 51, 1999

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997, and for related purposes

[Assented to 5 July 1999]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Act 1999.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on 1 July 1999.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Amendment of the Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997

  

1  Title

Omit “payphones and prescribed carriage services”, substitute “payphones, prescribed carriage services and digital data services”.

2  Section 4

Omit “section 139 of the Telecommunications Act 1997”, substitute “section 10 of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999”.

3  Section 5 (definition of participating carrier)

Omit “section 146 of the Telecommunications Act 1997”, substitute “section 16 of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999”.

4  Section 6

Omit “section 197 of the Telecommunications Act 1997”, substitute “section 68 of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999”.

5  Application

Despite:

                     (a)  the amendments made by this Schedule; and

                     (b)  the repeal of Part 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 by the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment Act 1999;

the Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997 continues to apply, after the commencement of this item, in relation to levy for a financial year that ended on or before 30 June 1999, as if those amendments had not been made and that repeal had not happened.

 


 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 12 November 1998

Senate on 30 November 1998]

 

(170/98)