Telecommunications Competition Bill 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfoli
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
40
Summary
Facilitates increased competition and investment in the telecommunications industry by amending the
Trade Practices Act 1974
,
Telecommunications Act 1997
and
Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997
.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26 Sep 2002
Second reading moved 26 Sep 2002
Second reading agreed to 13 Nov 2002
Third reading agreed to 13 Nov 2002
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14 Nov 2002
Second reading moved 14 Nov 2002
Second reading agreed to 05 Dec 2002
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 16 Government, 6 Opposition and 5 Australian Democrats agreed to and 1 Part and 1 Schedule negatived
09 Dec 2002
Third reading agreed to 09 Dec 2002
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
10 Dec 2002
Assent
  • Act no.: 140
  • Year: 2002
19 Dec 2002

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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