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Second Reading Speeches

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Unsolicited Communications) Bill 2019

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
GRIFF, Sen Stirling
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
to require that voice calls communicating an electoral matter to a person must identify the use of any actors at the beginning of the call;
Do Not Call Register Act 2006
to enable consumers who register on the Do Not Call Register to opt out of receiving phone calls from charities;
Spam Act 2003
to require political parties to provide an unsubscribe function for all unsolicited electronic communications containing political content; and
Telecommunications Act 1997
to make consequential amendments.

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