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This instrument directs the Australian Communications and Media Authority to provide that a 'non-participating person' under the Telecommunications (Participating Persons) Determination 2013 (No. 2), for the eligible revenue period immediately preceding a financial year, will not be liable to pay an annual carrier licence charge for that financial year.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 03
Registered 02 Jul 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Nov-2013
Tabled Senate12-Nov-2013
Date of repeal 19 May 2017
Repealed by Australian Communications and Media Authority (Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Direction 2017

Commonwealth of Australia

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority (Annual Carrier Licence Charge)

Direction 2013

 

I, STEPHEN michael CONROY, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, make the following Direction under section 14 of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005.

Dated 26 June 2013

 

 

STEPHEN CONROY

Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy _________________________________________________________________

1         Name of Direction

This Direction is the Australian Communications and Media Authority (Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Direction 2013.

2         Commencement

This Direction commences on the later of:

(a)           immediately after the commencement of the Telecommunications (Participating Persons) Determination 2013 (No. 2); and

(b)          the day after this Direction is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

3         Definitions

In this Direction:

              ACMA means the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

annual carrier licence charge means charge within the meaning of Part 3 of the Carrier Licence Charges Act.

carrier has the same meaning as in section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

carrier licence has the same meaning as in section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

Carrier Licence Charges Act means the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997.

eligible revenue period has the same meaning as in section 4 of the TUSMA Act.

              non-participating person has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications (Participating Persons) Determination 2013 (No. 2)

              relevant financial year means the financial year that begins on 1 July 2013 and each later financial year.

TUSMA Act means the Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012

4         Direction

I direct the ACMA to make such determinations as are necessary under subsection 14(1) of the Carrier Licence Charges Act to have the effect of imposing an annual carrier licence charge in the amount of $0 on each carrier licence that is:

(a)          in force at the beginning of a relevant financial year; and

(b)         held by a carrier that was a non-participating person for the eligible revenue period immediately preceding that financial year.