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No. 1 of 2008 Determinations/Communications as made
This instrument determines updated fees for services, clarifies aspects relating to treatment of unused numbers on annual subscriptions, invoicing arrangements for fees and suspension of access-seekers’ registration and assessment of written applications for refunds by access-seekers.
Administered by: Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Registered 25 Jun 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Aug-2008
Tabled Senate26-Aug-2008
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Do Not Call Register (Access Fees) Amendment Determination 2008 (No. 1)1

Do Not Call Register Act 2006

The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Determination under subsection 21 (1) of the Do Not Call Register Act 2006.

Dated  24th June 2008



Chris Chapman
[signed]
Member

Marcus Bezzi
[signed]
General Manager


  

  

1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Do Not Call Register (Access Fees) Amendment Determination 2008 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 1 July 2008.

3              Amendment of Do Not Call Register (Access Fees) Determination 2007

                Schedule 1 amends the Do Not Call Register (Access Fees) Determination 2007.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

  

[1]           Subsection 4 (1)

substitute

         (1)   For paragraph 21 (1) (a) of the Act, the fee for services provided under subsection 19 (2) or (3) of the Act is comprised of the following amounts:

                (a)    the amount mentioned in the following table for not more than the number of telephone numbers, mentioned for a subscription type, that the access‑seeker may submit for checking in a subscription period;

               (b)    any bank fees incurred by ACMA or the Commonwealth for the purpose of processing a payment, made or originating outside Australia, of an amount mentioned in paragraph (a).

Column 1

Subscription type

Column 2

Maximum number of telephone numbers able to be submitted for checking during a subscription period

Column 3

Annual subscription fee ($)

Column 4

Excess usage fee
        ($)

A

500

0

0.004

B

20 000

74

0.004

C

100 000

340

0.004

D

1 000 000

3 000

0.004

E

10 000 000

25 200

0.004

F

20 000 000

42 000

0.004

G

50 000 000

63 000

0.004

H

100 000 000

84 000

0.004

[2]           After subsection 5 (3)

insert

         (4)   If an access‑seeker:

                (a)    holds a current subscription type A; and

               (b)    purchases an additional subscription type B, or a higher subscription, before the current subscription type A expires;

the current subscription type A is cancelled from the time of the purchase of the additional subscription, and any unused numbers from the current subscription type A will not be included in the purchased subscription.

         (5)   If an access‑seeker:

                (a)    holds a current subscription type B or a higher subscription; and

               (b)                purchases an additional subscription type B, or a higher subscription, before the current subscription expires;

any unused numbers from the current subscription will be included in the purchased subscription.

         (6)   If an access‑seeker:

                (a)    holds a current subscription type A, or a higher subscription; and

               (b)    that subscription expires; and

                (c)    then purchases a subscription type A, or a higher subscription;

any unused numbers from the expired subscription will not be included in any purchased subscription.

[3]           Subsection 6 (1), example 1

omit

$320 for subscription type C and $2 800 for subscription type D.

insert

$340 for subscription type C and $3 000 for subscription type D.

[4]           Subsection 6 (1), example 2

omit

$320 for each subscription or $640 for both subscriptions.

insert

$340 for each subscription or $680 for both subscriptions.

[5]           Before subsection 6 (2)

insert

      (1A)   The fee mentioned in subsection (1) is payable by the access‑seeker upon the issue to the access‑seeker of an invoice for that amount.

[6]           Subsection 6 (4)

omit

[7]           After section 7

insert

8              Invoices

         (1)   An invoice for services provided under subsection 19 (2) or (3) of the Act must be paid within 30 days of the date of issue of the invoice.

         (2)   If an invoice is not paid in accordance with subsection (1), ACMA may do either or both of the following:

                (a)    suspend the access‑seeker’s registration mentioned in subsection 4 (3) of the Do Not Call Register (Access to Register) Determination 2007;

               (b)    commence legal proceedings to recover the debt.

Note   Under subsection 4 (3) of the Do Not Call Register (Access to Register) Determination 2007, an access‑seeker must be registered with ACMA to be eligible to submit a list of telephone numbers for checking against the register. Suspending the access‑seeker’s registration will prevent the access‑seeker from submitting a list of telephone numbers for checking against the register.

         (3)   ACMA may reactivate the access‑seeker’s registration once the invoice is paid.

         (4)   If an access‑seeker’s registration is suspended, the annual subscription periods for any subscriptions held by the access‑seeker will still end in accordance with subsection 6 (2).

9              Refunds

                ACMA may, on application made by the access‑seeker, refund any part of the fee for a service provided under subsection 19 (2) or (3) of the Act.


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.