Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

SR 2002 No. 203 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 HR16-Sep-2002
Tabled Senate16-Sep-2002
Gazetted 06 Sep 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Repealed by Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013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. 2)1

Statutory Rules 2002 No. 2032

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 5 September 2002

PETER HOLLINGWORTH

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

RICHARD ALSTON


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Telecommunications Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 2).

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 5.3

insert

5.4           Disclosure of information — assistance to Royal Commission into whether there has been any corrupt or criminal conduct by Western Australian police officers

         (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 is made by an eligible person;

               (b)    the disclosure is made to the Royal Commission created under section 5 of the Royal Commissions Act 1968 (WA) by instrument of Commission dated 12 December 2001;

                (c)    the disclosure is made solely for the purposes of the Royal Commission.

Note   The effect of this subregulation is that section 276 of the Act will not prohibit a disclosure or use of information or a document in the circumstances specified in the subregulation.

         (2)   For subsection 292 (2) of the Act, the following circumstances apply to a disclosure or use of information or a document:

                (a)    the disclosure is made by an eligible number-database person;

               (b)    the disclosure is made to the Royal Commission created under section 5 of the Royal Commissions Act 1968 (WA) by instrument of Commission dated 12 December 2001;

                (c)    the disclosure is made solely for the purposes of the Royal Commission.

Note   The effect of this subregulation is that section 277 of the Act will not prohibit a disclosure or use of information or a document in the circumstances specified in the subregulation.

         (3)   For subsection 292 (3) of the Act, the following circumstances apply to a disclosure or use of information or a document:

                (a)    the disclosure is made by an emergency call person;

               (b)    the disclosure is made to the Royal Commission created under section 5 of the Royal Commissions Act 1968 (WA) by instrument of Commission dated 12 December 2001;

                (c)    the disclosure is made solely for the purposes of the Royal Commission.

Note   The effect of this subregulation is that section 278 of the Act will not prohibit the disclosure or use of information or a document in the circumstances specified in the subregulation.

Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 2001 No. 65, as amended by 2001 No. 338; 2002 No. 99.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 6 September 2002.