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This instrument amends the Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Determination 2015, which sets the taxes for transmitter licences, to provide for a tax regime for new PMTS Class B licences issued in the 850/900 MHz band, pending the issue and commencement of spectrum licences in that band.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Registered 28 Jan 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2022
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022
Date of repeal 08 Sep 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Amendment Determination 2022 (No. 1)

 

The Australian Communications and Media Authority makes the following determination under subsection 7(1) of the Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Act 1983.

Dated: 27 January 2022

James Cameron

[signed]

Member

 

Cathy Rainsford

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

 

 


1  Name

                   This is the Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Amendment Determination 2022 (No. 1).

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences at the start of the day after the day it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

Note:    The Federal Register of Legislation may be accessed free of charge at www.legislation.gov.au.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 7(1) of the Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Act 1983.

4  Amendments

                   The instrument that is specified in the Schedule is amended as set out in the applicable items in that Schedule.

 


Schedule—Amendments

Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Determination 2015 (F2015L00323)

1  Schedule 2, Part 7, item 702

Before “The amount of tax”, insert “(1)”.

2  Schedule 2, Part 7, after sub-item 702(1)

Insert:

             (2)  Item 12 of table 702 applies only in relation to a licence that was issued:

                     (a)  under section 100 of the Act before the commencement of the Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Amendment Determination 2022 (No. 1); or

                     (b)  under section 130 of the Act, as a result of one or more renewals of a licence mentioned in paragraph (a).

3  Schedule 2, Part 7 (table 702, item 12, second column)

Before “PMTS”, insert “Subject to sub-item 702(2), ”.

4  Schedule 2, Part 7A, item 701A

Before paragraph (a), insert:

                    (aa)  850/900 MHz band, if the licence was first issued after the commencement of the Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Amendment Determination 2022 (No. 1);

5  Schedule 2, Part 7A, item 702A

Insert:

                   850/900 MHz band means the spectrum in the following frequency ranges:

                     (a)  859 MHz–869 MHz; and

                     (b)  935 MHz–960 MHz.

6  Schedule 2, Part 7A, sub-subparagraph 703A(a)(i)(A)

Before “1800 MHz”, insert “850/900 MHz,”.

7  Schedule 2, Part 7A, sub-subparagraph 703A(b)(i)(A)

Before “1800 MHz”, insert “850/900 MHz,”.

8  Schedule 2, Part 7A, after sub-item 704A(3B)

Insert:

          (3C)  The base rate of tax for a PMTS Class B licence that authorises the operation of a transmitter in the 850/900 MHz band is $0.1445/MHz/pop.