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Act No. 72 of 1992 as made
An Act to impose a charge in the nature of a tax on the grant of certain public mobile licences under the Telecommunications Act 1991
Date of Assent 26 Jun 1992
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1997
Repealed by Telecommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1997
 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (PUBLIC MOBILE LICENCE CHARGE) ACT 1992
No. 72 of 1992

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (PUBLIC MOBILE LICENCE CHARGE) ACT 1992 No. 72 of 1992 - LONG TITLE

An Act to impose a charge in the nature of a tax on the
grant of certain public mobile licences under the
Telecommunications Act 1991

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (PUBLIC MOBILE LICENCE CHARGE) ACT 1992 No. 72 of 1992 - SECT 1
Short title

(Assented to 26 June 1992)
1. This Act may be cited as the Telecommunications (Public Mobile Licence Charge) Act 1992.

(Minister's second reading speech made in -
House of Representatives on 26 May 1992
Senate on 1 June 1992)

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (PUBLIC MOBILE LICENCE CHARGE) ACT 1992 No. 72 of 1992 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. This Act commences on:
(a) the day on which it receives the Royal Assent; or
(b) the day on which Part 10 of the Transport and Communications Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1992 commences;
whichever is later.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (PUBLIC MOBILE LICENCE CHARGE) ACT 1992 No. 72 of 1992 - SECT 3
Interpretation

3. In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:
"allocation system" means an allocation system determined under section 57A of the Telecommunications Act 1991;
"public mobile licence" means a public mobile licence granted under section 57A of the Telecommunications Act 1991.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (PUBLIC MOBILE LICENCE CHARGE) ACT 1992 No. 72 of 1992 - SECT 4
Imposition of charge

4. Charge is imposed on the grant of a public mobile licence.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (PUBLIC MOBILE LICENCE CHARGE) ACT 1992 No. 72 of 1992 - SECT 5
Amount of charge

5. The amount of the charge payable in respect of the grant of a public mobile licence is such amount as is equal to:
(a) in a case in which tenders were called in respect of the grant of the licence - the amount of the bid:
(i) submitted by the grantee of the licence under the
allocation system relating to the licence; and
(ii) accepted under that system; or
(b) in any other case - such amount as is calculated in accordance with the regulations.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (PUBLIC MOBILE LICENCE CHARGE) ACT 1992 No. 72 of 1992 - SECT 6
By whom is charge payable?

6. Charge is payable by the grantee of the licence.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (PUBLIC MOBILE LICENCE CHARGE) ACT 1992 No. 72 of 1992 - SECT 7
Regulations

7. The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing all matters:
(a) required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or
(b) necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.