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Act No. 152 of 2007 as made
An Act to amend the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999, and for related purposes
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Originating Bill: Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Protecting Services for Rural and Regional Australia into the Future) Bill 2007
Registered 26 Sep 2007
Date of Assent 24 Sep 2007
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Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Protecting Services for Rural and Regional Australia into the Future) Act 2007

 

No. 152, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 2

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment                                                                                                  3

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999  3

 


 

 

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Protecting Services for Rural and Regional Australia into the Future) Act 2007

No. 152, 2007

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999, and for related purposes

[Assented to 24 September 2007]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Protecting Services for Rural and Regional Australia into the Future) Act 2007.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after it receives the Royal Assent.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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

  

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999

1  After section 158ZJ

Insert:

158ZJA  Balance of the Fund must not fall below $2 billion

                   The Minister must take all reasonable steps to ensure that the sum of:

                     (a)  amounts standing to the credit of the Fund Account; and

                     (b)  the value of investments of the Fund;

does not fall below $2 billion.

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 21 June 2007

Senate on 13 August 2007]

(134/07)