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Declarations/Other as made
Principal Instrument; Industry Development Plan Exemption Declaration 1997.
Administered by: Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate28-Aug-1997
Gazetted 26 Jun 1997
Date of repeal 24 Sep 2005
Repealed by Enabling legislation repealed by Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Issues) Act 2005 (Act No. 119, 2005).

Commonwealth of Australia

 

Telecommunications Act 1997

 

Industry Development Plan Exemption

Declaration 1997

 

 

I, PETER McGAURAN, Minister for Science and Technology, acting under clause 5 of Schedule 1 to the Telecommunications Act 1997 and section 4 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, make this Declaration.

 

Dated 23 June 1997.

 

 

 

PETER McGAURAN

Minister for Science and Technology

 

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Citation

1.        This Declaration may be cited as the Industry Development Plan Exemption Declaration 1997.

Commencement

2.         This Declaration commences on 1 July 1997.

[Note:  This Declaration is a disallowable instrument for s. 46A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, see subclause 5 (3) of Schedule 1 to the Act.]

Interpretation

3.                In this Declaration:

Act means the Telecommunications Act 1997.

Exempt carriers

4.    (1)       Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Telecommunications Act 1997 does not apply to a carrier (the first carrier) that is related, within the meaning of the Corporations Law, to a carrier that:

(a)     has a current industry development plan; or

(b)    is required to give a current industry development plan to the Minister for Industry, Science and Tourism under a Declaration of carrier licence conditions under subsection 63 (3) of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

(2)            A current industry development plan mentioned in subsection (1) must show how it relates to the first carrier.

 

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