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SR 1991 No. 359 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations; Repeals the Telecommunications (Application Fees) Regulations.
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Nov-1991
Tabled Senate26-Nov-1991
Gazetted 25 Nov 1991
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1997
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Telecommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1997

 

 

 

 

Statutory  Rules  1991   No. 3591

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Telecommunications (Applications and Fees) Regulations

 

 

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Telecommunications (Application Fees) Act 1991.

 

          Dated 20 November 1991.

 

                                                                                         BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                        Governor-General

          By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

R. F. McMULLAN

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer

for and on behalf of the

Minister of State for Transport and Communications

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Citation

                1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Telecommunications (Applications and Fees) Regulations.

 

[NOTE: These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48]

 


 

Interpretation

                2.  In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears:

“Act” means the Telecommunications Act 1991;

“capital city” means Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart or Darwin.

 

 

Fees for eligible applications

                3.  For the purpose of fixing fees under subsection 4 (1) of the Telecommunications (Application Fees) Act 1991, the fee for an eligible application of a kind set out in column 2 of an item in the Schedule is the fee set out in column 3 of the item.

 

 

Limitation of fees for applications for enrolment as a supplier of public access cordless telecommunications services outside a capital city

                4.  If a person applies for enrolment under section 227 of the Act as a supplier of a public access cordless telecommunications service that supplies telecommunications services in an area that does not include a capital city, $5,000 is the maximum amount of application fees that may be paid by the person in relation to the supply of those services in areas of that kind.

 

 

Repeal of the Telecommunications (Application Fees) Regulations

                5.  Statutory Rules 1989 No. 153 are repealed.

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SCHEDULE                                    Regulation 3

 

FEES FOR ELIGIBLE APPLICATIONS

 

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Column 1                                     Column 2                                                                 Column 3

Item No.                       Kind of eligible application                                                        Fee

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1

Application for an authorisation under section 108 of the Act

$200

 

2

Application for variation of a class licence under section 214 of the Act by a person proposing to supply an eligible service

$500

 

 

3

Application for registration of an eligible service under section 222 of the Act

$200

 

4

Application for enrolment under section 227 of the Act as a supplier of a public access cordless telecommunications service that supplies telecommunications services in an area that does not include a capital city

$1,000

for each

area

 

5

Application for enrolment under section 227 of the Act as a supplier of a public access cordless telecommunications service that supplies telecommunications services in an area that includes a capital city other than Sydney or Melbourne

$5,000

 

 

 

6

Application for enrolment under section 227 of the Act as a supplier of a public access cordless telecommunications service that supplies telecommunications services in an area that includes Sydney or Melbourne, but not both

$10,000

 

 

 

7

Application for enrolment under section 227 of the Act as a supplier of a public access cordless telecommunications service that supplies telecommunications services in an area that includes Sydney and Melbourne

$20,000

 

 

 

8

Application for a permit under section 257 of the Act to connect multi-line customer equipment of 50 lines or less to a telecommunications network

$300

 

 

9

Application for a permit under section 257 of the Act to connect multi-line customer equipment of more than 50 lines to a telecommunications network

$500

 

 

10

Application for a permit under section 257 of the Act to connect customer equipment that is not multi-line equipment to a telecommunications network

$200

 

 


 

SCHEDULE—continued

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Column 1                                     Column 2                                                                 Column 3

Item No.                       Kind of eligible application                                                        Fee

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11

Application under section 261 of the Act for variation of a permit to connect multi-line customer equipment of 50 lines or less to a telecommunications network

$300

12

Application under section 261 of the Act for variation of a permit to connect multi-line customer equipment of more than 50 lines to a telecommunications network

$500

13

Application under section 261 of the Act for variation of a permit to connect customer equipment that is not multi-line equipment to a telecommunications network

$100

14

Application under section 270 of the Act, by a person who does not hold a cabling licence, for a cabling licence that applies only in relation to premises that have 2 or less exchange lines terminating on sockets

$100

15

Application under section 270 of the Act, by a person who does not hold a cabling licence, for a cabling licence that is not of a kind referred to in item 14

$200

16

Application under section 270 of the Act, by a person who holds a cabling licence, for a cabling licence of the same kind that will come into operation immediately after the existing licence expires

$100

17

Application for the variation of a cabling licence under section 274 of the Act

$100

18

Application for the accreditation of a test house under regulation 3 of the Telecommunications Regulations

$500

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NOTE

 

1.      Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on  25 November 1991.