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This Determination varies the Telecommunications Numbering Plan 1997 to make amendments which streamline the Numbering Plan and remove references that have become redundant, provide clarity and standardise terminology used, adjust the timeframes set for the ACMA to perform certain functions, and correct minor drafting errors.
Administered by: Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
General Comments: Transitional: see section 4 of this instrument for transitional provisions.
Registered 21 Dec 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Feb-2012
Tabled Senate07-Feb-2012
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Commonwealth Coat of Arms

The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Variation under subsection 455 (1) of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

Dated                     15 December 2011

 

Chris Chapman

[signed]

Member

 

 

 

 

Richard Bean

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority


1              Name of Variation

                This Variation is the Telecommunications Numbering Plan Variation 2011 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                This Variation commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Variation of Telecommunications Numbering Plan 1997

                Schedule 1 varies the Telecommunications Numbering Plan 1997.

4              Transitional – numbers taken to have been allocated

                The repeal by this Variation of Chapter 13 of the Telecommunications Numbering Plan 1997 does not affect the declaration, for subsection 75 (1) of the Telecommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1997, that specified numbers are taken to have been allocated to specified persons on 31 December 1997.

Note   Subsection 75 (3) of the Telecommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1997 provides that the section does not prevent the subsequent transfer, surrender or withdrawal of numbers that are declared to have been allocated to specified persons.


Schedule 1        Variations

(section 3)

  

[1]           Section 1.2, second boxed note

omit

has 13 Chapters.

insert

has 14 Chapters.

[2]           Section 1.2, second boxed note

after

Chapter 5 — Telex numbers

insert

Chapter 5A — International signalling point codes (ISPCs)

[3]           Section 1.2, second boxed note

after

Chapter 7 — Transfer, surrender or withdrawal of numbers

insert

Chapter 7A — Monitoring and reporting use of geographic numbers

[4]           Section 1.2, second boxed note

omit

Chapter 13 — Declaration of numbers taken to have been allocated.

[5]           Paragraph 2.2 (1) (k)

omit

[6]           Section 6.2, boxed note

substitute

 

Information about allocations

Under subsection 455 (6) of the Act, rules about the allocation of numbers to carriage service providers may authorise the allocation of specified numbers in accordance with an allocation system determined under section 463 of the Act, or otherwise.

The rules in this Chapter deal with administrative allocations of numbers for use in connection with the supply of carriage services. They do not deal with allocation in accordance with an allocation system.

 

[7]           Chapter 6, Part 2, Division 1, heading

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[8]           Chapter 6, Part 2, Division 1, boxed note

substitute

 

Information about Part 2

This Part sets out the procedures that a carriage service provider must follow to apply for allocation of a number. The procedures include the payment of application charges.

 

[9]           Chapter 6, Part 2, Subdivision 1

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[10]         Chapter 6, Part 2, Subdivision 2, heading

substitute

Division 1              Application for allocation of numbers

[11]         Chapter 6, Part 2, Subdivision 3, heading and boxed note

substitute

Division 2              Assessment of application

 

Information about Division 2

This Division sets out rules that ACMA must follow when dealing with an application. It includes provisions about:

·         how ACMA must decide whether an application is routine or complex

·         how ACMA must deal with these kinds of applications

·         when ACMA must consider the recommendation of an advisory committee.

[12]         Subsection 6.12 (3)

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Subdivision.

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Division.

[13]         Chapter 6, Part 2, Subdivision 4, heading and boxed note

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Division 3              Allocation procedures

 

Information about Division 3

This Division sets out information about how ACMA must carry out an allocation, including provisions about:

·         how ACMA will deal with a situation where there is more than one request for the allocation of a particular number

·         the unit size for allocation of numbers

·         when a carriage service provider may apply to ACMA for allocation of a unit of numbers that is smaller than the unit size.

[14]         Subsection 6.23 (1)

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that are not pooled numbers

[15]         Chapter 6, Part 2, Subdivision 5, heading and boxed note

substitute

Division 4              Conditional allocation

 

Information about Division 4

This Division allows ACMA to make an allocation subject to certain conditions.

[16]         Chapter 6, Part 2, Subdivision 6, heading

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Division 5              Making the decision

[17]         Section 6.30

omit each mention of

44 working days

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60 business days

[18]         Subsection 6.34 (1)

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15

insert

10

[19]         Subsection 7.15 (1)

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         (1)   For

insert

For

[20]         Subsection 7.15 (1)

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(other than pooled numbers)

[21]         Subsection 7.15 (3), except the note

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[22]         Subsection 7.15 (3), note

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           non-pooled

[23]         Section 7.18, boxed note

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Division

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Part

[24]         Sections 7.27 and 7.28

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[25]         Subsection 8.1 (3)

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numbers, local numbers and numbers in a number pool.

insert

numbers and local numbers.

[26]         Chapter 8, Part 2, heading

substitute

Part 2                 Rules for issuing and using shared numbers, emergency service numbers and local numbers

  

[27]         Section 8.2

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numbers, local numbers and numbers in a number pool.

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numbers and local numbers.

[28]         Chapter 13

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[29]         Schedule 1, Part 1

omit

 

0011 00

Testing service

6 digit number

0011 09

Testing service

10 digit number

0015 0

Testing service

6 digit number

0017 0
0017 1
0017 5

Internal network service

5 digit number

0018

Internal network service

4 digit number

[30]         Schedule 1, Part 1

omit

 

12 69

Internal network service (where a call to the number does not remain in the telecommunications network on which it originated)

10 digit number

 

[31]         Schedule 1, Part 1

omit

 

12 72
12 73
12 74
12 75
12 76
12 77
12 78
12 79

Testing service

6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 digit number

15

Internal network service

5 digit number

19 9

Testing service

3 digit number

insert

 

12 72

Testing service

6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 digit number

[32]         Schedule 4, Part 1

omit

 

014 0

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

014 1 014 2 014 3

Satellite telephone service

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

014 4

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

014 5

Satellite telephone service

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

014 6

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

014 7

Satellite telephone service

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

014 8

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

014 9

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

015

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

016 0 (except 016 00)

Paging service

Call charge limited to low charge

6 digit number

Yes

Not shared

016 1
016 2
016 3

Paging service

Call charge limited to low charge

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

016 6
016 7
016 8
016 9

Paging service

Call charge limited to low charge

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

017 1

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

017 2

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

017 8

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

017 9

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

018 00

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

018 (except 018 00)

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

No

Not shared

insert

 

014 1 014 2 014 3
014 5
014 7

Satellite telephone service

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

016 3

Paging service

Call charge limited to low charge

9 digit number

Yes

Not shared

018 01

Analogue AMPS service

9 digit number

No

Not shared

[33]         Schedule 4, Part 1

omit

 

019 80
019 81
019 82
019 83

Data network access service

Call charge limited to low charge

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

019 84
019 85
019 86
019 87
019 88

Data network access service

Call charge limited to low charge

5 digit number

Yes

Not shared

insert

 

019 80
019 82
019 83

Data network access service

Call charge limited to low charge

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

[34]         Schedule 4, Part 1

omit

 

040
041

Digital mobile service

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

042
043
044
045
046
047
048
049

Digital mobile service

10 digit number

Not for use until 9 November 1998 due to renumbering

Yes

Not shared

0500

Universal personal telecommunications service

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

insert

 

04

Digital mobile service

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

[35]         Schedule 4, Part 1

omit

 

059

ENUM trial

10 digit number

Not for use after 6 June 2007

Yes

Not shared

[36]         Schedule 4, Part 1

omit

 

11 01
11 02
11 03
11 04
11 05
11 06
11 07
11 08
11 09

Community service

Call charge limited to low charge

6 digit number

No

Not shared

11 3

Public interest service

Call charge limited to low charge

6 digit number

No

Not shared

11 40 (except 11 409)

Mass calling service

Call charge limited to low charge

8 digit number

No

Not shared

11 41
11 42
11 43

Mass calling service

Call charge limited to low charge

8 digit number

No

Not shared

11 45
11 46
11 47
11 48
11 49

Mass calling service

Call charge limited to low charge

8 digit number

No

Not shared

[37]         Schedule 4, Part 1

omit

 

12 69

Internal network service (where a call to the number does not remain in the telecommunications network on which it originated)

10 digit number

No

Not shared

[38]         Schedule 4, Part 1

omit

 

12 72
12 73
12 74
12 75
12 76
12 77
12 78
12 79

Testing service

Call charge limited to low charge

6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 digit number

No

Not shared

18 30

Supplementary control service

Call charge limited to low charge

4 digit number

No

Not shared

18 33
18 34
18 35
18 36
18 37
18 38
18 39

Supplementary control service

Call charge limited to low charge

4 digit number

No

Not shared

18 5

Universal personal telecommunications profile access service

Call charge limited to low charge

5 digit number

No

Not shared

insert

 

12 72

Testing service

Call charge limited to low charge

6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 digit number

No

Not shared

[39]         Schedule 4, Part 1

omit

 

19 02

Premium rate service

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

19 06

Carriage service that is both a Premium rate service and a Paging service

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

insert

 

19 02
19 06

Premium rate service

10 digit number

Yes

Not shared

[40]         Schedule 4, Part 7

omit

 

12 8 (except 12 82)

Call information service

5 digit number

No

Not shared

12 82

Call information service

4 digit number

Not for use until after 30 June 1998 due to renumbering

No

Not shared

18 30

Supplementary control service

4 digit number

No

Not shared

[41]         Schedule 4, Part 7

omit

 

18 33
18 34
18 35
18 36
18 37
18 38
18 39

Supplementary control service

4 digit number

No

Not shared

[42]         Schedule 8

omit

 

Universal personal telecommunications service

0500

100,000 numbers

[43]         Schedule 8

omit

 

ENUM trial

059

1,000 numbers

[44]         Schedule 8

omit

 

Analogue AMPS service

014, 015, 017, 018 or 019

100,000 numbers

Paging service

‘016’ with 6 digits
‘016’ with 9 digits

1 number
1,000 numbers

Data network access service

019 with 5 digits

1 number

 

019 80, 019 81, 019 82 or 019 83

1 000 numbers

Community service

110

115

116

118

119

100 numbers

10 numbers

10 numbers

1 number

1 number

Public interest service

113

115

116

118

100 numbers

10 numbers

10 numbers

1 number

Mass calling service

114

100 numbers

insert

 

Analogue AMPS service

018 01

1 number

Paging service

016 3

1,000 numbers

Data network access service

019 2

1 number

 

019 80, 019 82 or 019 83

1 000 numbers

Community service

119

1 number

[45]         Schedule 8

omit

 

Testing service

1272, 1273, 1274, 1275, 1276, 1277, 1278 or 1279

199

100 numbers

1 number

insert

 

Testing service

1272

100 numbers

[46]         Schedule 8

omit

 

Supplementary service

183

1 number

Universal personal telecommunications profile access service

185

1 number

[47]         Schedule 11, item 11

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that is not a pooled number

[48]         Schedule 11, item 12

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numbers, that are not pooled numbers,

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numbers

[49]         Schedule 11, item 13

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number, that is not a pooled number,

insert

number

[50]         Schedule 11, items 14, 17 and 18

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number that is not a pooled

[51]         Schedule 12

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[52]         Dictionary, definition of call information service

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[53]         Dictionary, definition of country code

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country code means a set of digits assigned by the International Telecommunication Union that:

                (a)    indicates the country, group of countries or geographic area to which an international call is made; or

               (b)    is used to identify a global service; or

                (c)    is used to identify an international network.

[54]         Dictionary, definition of ENUM, including the note

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[55]         Dictionary, definitions of ENUM trial, ENUM trial number, mass calling service and number pool

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[56]         Dictionary, definition of public interest service, including the note

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[57]         Dictionary, definition of supplementary control service, including the examples

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[58]         Dictionary, definitions of universal personal telecommunications profile access service and universal personal telecommunications service

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[59]         Further amendments — 3 months

                The following provisions are amended by omitting ‘6’ and inserting ‘3’:

                   •     paragraphs 3.47 (6) (g) and (n)

                   •     paragraphs 3.59 (6) (g) and (n)

                   •     paragraphs 3.69 (4) (g) and (m)

                   •     paragraphs 3.87 (2) (i) and (m)

                   •     paragraph 3.96 (1) (b)

                   •     subparagraphs 6.16 (2) (b) (i) and (ii)

                   •     paragraph 7.21 (1) (b)

                   •     Schedule 7, paragraphs 1.9 (a) and (b).

[60]         Further amendments — business days

                The following provisions are amended by omitting each mention of ‘working’ and inserting ‘business’:

                   •     subparagraph 3.8C (2) (b) (i)

                   •     subsection 3.8D (1)

                   •     paragraph 3.8G (1) (b)

                   •     section 5A.7

                   •     subsections 5A.9 (1) and (3)

                   •     subsection 5A.11 (1)

                   •     subsections 5A.15 (1) and (3)

                   •     subsection 5A.17 (1)

                   •     paragraph 5A.19 (1) (b)

                   •     paragraph 5A.20 (1) (b)

                   •     section 5A.23

                   •     paragraph 5A.25 (1) (b)

                   •     paragraph 5A.27 (2) (b)

                   •     subsection 5A.27 (3A)

                   •     subsection 6.7 (3)

                   •     subsection 6.11 (3)

                   •     subsection 6.26 (2)

                   •     paragraph 6.27 (5) (a)

                   •     subsections 6.29 (1) and (2)

                   •     subsection 7.11 (6)

                   •     subsection 7.16 (3)

                   •     paragraph 7.17 (2) (a)

                   •     subsections 7.17 (3) and (5)

                   •     paragraph 7.20 (5) (a)

                   •     subsection 7.21 (5)

                   •     subsection 7.23 (5)

                   •     subsections 7.23 (7) and (8)

                   •     subsection 7.28 (1)

                   •     subsections 10.5 (2) and (3)

                   •     subsections 10.18 (2) and (3)

                   •     subsection 11.6 (1)

                   •     subsections 11.17A (1) and (2)

                   •     subsections 11.19 (1) and (2)

                   •     subsections 11.30 (1) and (2)

                   •     subsection 11.31 (2)

                   •     paragraph 11.31 (3) (c)

                   •     paragraph 12.3 (2) (b)

                   •     subsection 12.5 (3)

                   •     subsections 12.7 (1) and (2).


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