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Act No. 66 of 1995 as made
An Act to amend the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Fees) Act 1991, and for related purposes
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Date of Assent 30 Jun 1995
 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 66 of 1995
- Assented to 30 June 1995

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 66 of 1995 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

CONTENTS
Section
1. Short title etc.
2. Commencement
3. Repeal of section and substitution of new section:
6. Limit on total of annual fees
4. Application

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 66 of 1995 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Fees)
Act 1991, and for related purposes

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 66 of 1995 - SECT 1
Short title etc.

1.(1) This Act may be cited as the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Fees) Amendment Act 1995*1*.


(2) In this Act, "Principal Act" means the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Fees) Act 1991.


(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 8 June 1995
Senate on 19 June 1995)
*1* No. 89, 1991.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 66 of 1995 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 66 of 1995 - SECT 3
Repeal of section and substitution of new section

3. Section 6 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:
Limit on total of annual fees
"6. The total of the fees that become payable under this Act on 1 July in a financial year must not exceed the sum of:
(a) all amounts appropriated, in respect of the immediately preceding financial year, for the purposes of AUSTEL; and
(b) an amount determined, under the regulations, to be the proportion of the Commonwealth's contribution to the total budget of the International Telecommunication Union for the calendar year in which that 1 July occurs that is attributable to matters relating to telecommunication standardisation.".

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1995 No. 66 of 1995 - SECT 4
Application

4. The amendment to section 6 of the Principal Act made by section 3 of this Act applies in respect only of fees payable on 1 July 1995 or on 1 July of each succeeding year in respect of a general telecommunications licence or a public mobile licence.