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SR 2002 No. 99 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Telecommunications Regulations 2001.
Administered by: DCITA
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR27-May-2002
Tabled Senate18-Jun-2002
Gazetted 23 May 2002
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Telecommunications Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2002 No. 992

I, PETER JOHN HOLLINGWORTH, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Telecommunications Act 1997.

Dated 16 May 2002



By His Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Telecommunications Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Telecommunications Regulations 2001

                Schedule 1 amends the Telecommunications Regulations 2001.

Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)


[1]           After regulation 5.1


5.1A        Disclosure of information to National Relay Service provider (Act s 292 (1))

         (1)   For subsection 292 (1) of the Act, the following circumstances apply to a disclosure or use of information or a document:

                (a)    the disclosure must be made by or on behalf of a carrier or carriage service provider;

               (b)    the disclosure must be made to the NRS provider;

                (c)    the information or document must relate the use of the National Relay Service by a person (the third person);

               (d)    the disclosure must be made for a purpose of, or must be connected with, the supply, or proposed supply, of the National Relay Service to the third person by the NRS provider.

         (2)   In this regulation:

National Relay Service has the meaning given by section 94 of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999.

NRS provider has the meaning given by section 94 of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999.


1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 2001 No. 65, as amended by 2001 No. 338.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 23 May 2002.