Second Reading Speeches

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Information Disclosure, National Interest and Other Measures) Bill 2022

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Originating house
House of Representatives
Parliament no

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Amends the:

Telecommunications Act 1997
to: enable carriers and carriage service providers to use and disclose information for purposes connected to the prevention of a serious threat to the life or health of a person; authorise the use and disclosure of unlisted numbers and associated addresses for the purposes of dealing with matters raised by a call to an emergency service number; confer civil immunities on telecommunications companies for the provision of reasonably necessary assistance to the Commonwealth, states or territories where a national emergency declaration is in force; and require more detailed records of information to be recorded for authorised disclosures; and
Telstra Corporation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021
Telecommunications Act 1997
to make minor technical amendments.

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