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Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Published Date 13 Oct 2015

 

AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY

Telecommunications Act 1997

Subsection 81(1)

NOMINATED CARRIER DECLARATION

 

After considering an application dated 14 August 2015 made to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) under section 77 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 by TransGrid (ABN: 19 622 755 774) (the applicant) in relation to network unit or units (the network unit or units) owned by TransGrid Pty Ltd (ABN: 19 622 755 774), I, Paul Nicholas, Section Manager, delegate of the ACMA, acting under subsection 81(1) of the Telecommunications Act 1997, being satisfied that:

(a)      if the applicant were declared to be the nominated carrier in relation to the network unit or units, it would be in a position to comply with all of the obligations imposed on the applicant in the applicant’s capacity as the nominated carrier in relation to the network unit or units; and

(b)      the making of the declaration will not impede the efficient administration of:

(i)         the Telecommunications Act 1997;

(ii)         the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 and  regulations under that Act; or

(iii)        the Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012;

declare that TransGrid is the nominated carrier in relation to network units owned by TransGrid in NSW used for the operation of the high voltage electricity network, but excluding network units used for non-prescribed purposes only.

 

Dated the 12th day of October 2015

   

Signed Paul Nicholas

 

Delegate of the Australian Communications and Media Authority