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Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Act 2000

  • - C2004A00724
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Act No. 131 of 2000 as made
An Act to amend the Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997, and for related purposes
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Originating Bill: Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Bill 2000
Date of Assent 13 Nov 2000
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Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Act 2000

 

No. 131, 2000


 

 

 

 

Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Act 2000

 

No. 131, 2000

 

 

 

 

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—Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997   3

 


Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Act 2000

No. 131, 2000

 

 

 

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

[Assented to 13 November 2000]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Amendment Act 2000.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences, or is taken to have commenced, immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Amendment Act (No. 2) 2000.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 1Telecommunications (Universal Service Levy) Act 1997

  

1A  Section 4

Omit “section 10”, substitute “section 8B”.

1  Section 5 (definition of participating carrier)

Repeal the definition.

2  Section 5

Insert:

participating person has the same meaning as in Part 2 of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999.

3  Section 6

Repeal the section, substitute:

6  Imposition of levy

                   If a participating person has a levy debit balance for a claim period because of section 20S of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999, levy is imposed on that balance.

4  Section 7

Omit “financial year”, substitute “claim period”.

5  Section 8

Repeal the section, substitute:

8  Participating person liable to pay levy

                   Levy imposed on a participating person’s levy debit balance for a claim period is payable by the participating person.

6  Application

Despite the amendments made by this Schedule, 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 2000, as if those amendments had not been made.

 

 

 

 

 

 

(127/00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 29 June 2000

Senate on 11 October 2000]