Telecommunications Amendment (Integrated Public Number Database) Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Telecommunications Act 1997
  to strengthen privacy protections for telephone subscribers in relation to the use of personal information contained on the integrated public number database (IPND) for the publication and maintenance of public number directories, while permitting the disclosure and use of IPND information for limited public interest research purposes. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
19 Oct 2006Introduced and read a first time
19 Oct 2006Second reading moved
28 Nov 2006Second reading agreed to
28 Nov 2006Third reading agreed to
Senate
29 Nov 2006Introduced and read a first time
29 Nov 2006Second reading moved
30 Nov 2006Second reading agreed to
30 Nov 2006Third reading agreed to


08 Dec 2006Assent

Act no.: 155

Year: 2006

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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.
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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.

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