Second Reading Speeches

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Access Regime and NBN Companies) Bill 2016

Previous Citations
  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Access Regime and NBN Companies) Bill 2015
Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Parliament no

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Amends the:

Telecommunications Act 1997
to clarify that the facilities access regime processes in the
Competition and Consumer Act 2010
have precedence over those in this Act;
Competition and Consumer Act 2010
National Transmission Network Sale Act 1998
to provide that certain access providers are to give access to in-building cabling that they own or control when the cabling is necessary for the supply of an active declared service;
Competition and Consumer Act 2010
in relation to: pilots and trials of new services or technology; access determinations; notices to vary special access undertakings; fixed principles in special access undertakings; authorised conduct for competition law purposes; clarifying ‘declared services’; and consequential amendments; and
National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011
to provide that an NBN corporation may dispose of surplus non-communications goods; and enable NBN Co’s line of business restrictions to be changed through regulation.

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