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Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Fees) Amendment Act 1996

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Act No. 26 of 1996 as made
An Act to amend the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Fees) Act 1991, and for related purposes
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Originating Bill: Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Fees) Amendment Bill 1996
Date of Assent 28 Jun 1996
 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1996 No. 26 of 1996
- Assented to 28 June 1996

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1996 No. 26 of 1996 - LONG TITLE

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

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1996 No. 26 of 1996 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

Contents
1 Short title etc
2 Commencement
3 Schedule(s)
4 Application
5 Regulations
Schedule 1-Amendment of the Telecommunications
(Carrier Licence Fees) Act 1991

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1996 No. 26 of 1996 - SECT 1
1 Short title etc.

(1) This Act may be cited as the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Fees) Amendment Act 1996.


(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 22 May 1996
Senate on 30 May 1996)

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1996 No. 26 of 1996 - SECT 2
2 Commencement

(1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.


(2) If this Act does not receive the Royal Assent on or before 30 June 1996 it is taken to have commenced on that day.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1996 No. 26 of 1996 - SECT 3
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Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1996 No. 26 of 1996 - SECT 4
4 Application

The amendment made by item 1 of Schedule 1 applies in respect only of fees payable on 1 July 1996 or on l July of each succeeding year in respect of a general telecommunications licence or a public mobile licence.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1996 No. 26 of 1996 - SECT 5
5 Regulations

Despite subsection 48(2) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, regulations made under paragraph 6(b) of the Principal Act may, for the purposes of determining the amount of the fee payable by carriers on 1 July 1996 under that Act, be expressed to have commenced at a time not earlier than the commencement of this Act.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (CARRIER LICENCE FEES) AMENDMENT ACT 1996 No. 26 of 1996 - SCHEDULE

Schedule 1 -Amendment of the Telecommunications
(Carrier Licence Fees) Act 1991
1 Paragraph 6(b)
Repeal the paragraph, substitute:
(b) an amount, determined under the regulations, to be the
proportion of the Commonwealth's contribution to the budget of the
International Telecommunication Union for the calendar year in which
that 1 July occurs that is to be recovered from carriers.