Bills Digest No. 145   1997-98 NRS Levy Imposition Bill 1997


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CONTENTS

Purpose
Background
Main Provisions

Date Introduced: 3 December 1997

House: House of Representatives

Portfolio: Communications, the Information Economy and the Arts

Commencement: Royal Assent

Purpose

To impose the National Relay Service (NRS) levy.

Background

Readers are referred to the background to the Digest of the Telecommunications Amendment Bill (No.2) 1997.

Main Provisions

The Bill imposes a levy in the amount of the NRS contribution amount (as described in the Digest of the Telecommunications Amendment Bill (No.2) 1997).

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Lee Jones
5 March 1998
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ISSN 1328-8091
© Commonwealth of Australia 1997

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Published by the Department of the Parliamentary Library, 1997.



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