Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Telecommunications Act 1997
  to require telecommunications carriers to disclose certain information to the Commonwealth which can be disclosed to companies considering responding to a proposal for the development of a National Broadband Network. The requirement to provide information ceases 12 months after the legislation commences. 

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Progress

Senate
19 Mar 2008Introduced and read a first time
19 Mar 2008Second reading moved
14 May 2008Second reading debate
14 May 2008Second reading agreed to
14 May 2008Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 13 Government and 16 Opposition (1 as amended by Australian Democrats) agreed to
14 May 2008Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
15 May 2008Introduced and read a first time
15 May 2008Second reading moved
15 May 2008Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 18 government agreed to
15 May 2008Third reading agreed to


15 May 2008Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate agreed to House amendments
26 May 2008Assent

Act no.: 22

Year: 2008

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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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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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