Telecommunications Amendment (Integrated Public Number Database) Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Amends the Telecommunications Act 1997 to: allow information contained in the Integrated Public Number Database (IPND) to be disclosed to authorised persons to facilitate state and territory government initiated telephony-based emergency warning systems; require any disclosure of IPND information to be reported to the minister, Australian Communications and Media Authority and the Privacy Commissioner; and permit access to listed IPND data to provide a Location Dependent Carriage Service. Also contains offence provisions relating to the improper disclosure of information.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23 Feb 2009
Second reading moved 23 Feb 2009
Second reading debate 26 Feb 2009
Second reading agreed to 26 Feb 2009
Third reading agreed to 26 Feb 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10 Mar 2009
Second reading moved 10 Mar 2009
Second reading debate 10 Mar 2009
Second reading agreed to 10 Mar 2009
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
10 Mar 2009
Third reading agreed to 10 Mar 2009
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
11 Mar 2009
Text of bill as passed both Houses 11 Mar 2009
Assent
  • Act no.: 16
  • Year: 2009
26 Mar 2009

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.