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This instrument remakes the Determination under subsection 51(2), No.2 of 1998, which is due to sunset on 1 April 2019, to exempt network unit owners from the carrier licensing requirements in section 42 of the Telecommunications Act 1997, in relation to the use of its network units on land in which the network unit owner has a legal or equitable interest to provide carriage services to visitors on a not-for-profit basis.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Registered 20 Mar 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Apr-2019
Tabled Senate02-Apr-2019
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Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Exemption – Supply of Carriage Services to Visitors) Determination 2019

I, Mitch Fifield, Minister for Communications and the Arts, make the following determination.

Dated   12 March 2019                                   

Mitch Fifield

Minister for Communications and the Arts

 

 

 


Contents

1  Name...................................................................................................................................... 1

2  Commencement.................................................................................................................. 1

3  Authority............................................................................................................................... 1

4  Definitions............................................................................................................................. 1

5  Schedules............................................................................................................................... 1

6  Exemption for network units used to supply carriage service to visitors................... 1

                              Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                 3

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Exemption – Supply of Carriage Services to Visitors) Determination 2019.      

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after this instrument is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under paragraph 51(1)(c) of the Telecommunications Act 1997.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in section 7 of the Act, including the following:

(a)      carriage service;

(b)      immediate circle; and

(c)    network unit.

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Telecommunications Act 1997.

5  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

6  Exemption for network units used to supply carriage service to visitors

                   Section 42 of the Act does not apply in relation to use of a network unit to supply a carriage service, on a not-for-profit basis, to a person on land in relation to which:

                   (a)        the person is a visitor; and     

                   (b)        either of the following persons has a legal or equitable interest:

(i)      the network unit owner; or

(ii)   a person within the immediate circle of the network unit owner.

                           

Schedule 1—Repeals

DETERMINATION UNDER SUBSECTION 51(1), No. 2 of 1998

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument