Telecommunications (Section of the Telecommunications Industry – Portability Service Suppliers) Determination 2015
The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Determination under subsection 110 (3) of the Telecommunications Act 1997.
Dated 6th March 2015
Australian Communications and Media Authority
1 Name of Determination
This Determination is the Telecommunications (Section of the Telecommunications Industry – Portability Service Suppliers) Determination 2015.
This Determination commences on the day after it is registered.
Note All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.comlaw.gov.au.
In this Determination:
Act means the Telecommunications Act 1997.
number portability has the meaning given in the Telecommunications Numbering Plan 1997 or in any subsequent instrument made under subsection 455(1) of the Act.
portability services are supporting services provided to carriers or carriage service providers in relation to the provision and operation of number portability. These services include:
(i) port administration services;
(ii) ported number register database maintenance or provision; and
(iii) the provision of network information services, or intelligent network database services, for call routing.
Note The following expressions used in this Determination have the same meanings which they have in the Act (see in particular, sections 7 and 109):
· carriage service provider;
· telecommunications activity.
This Determination applies to persons providing portability services.
5 Specification of Telecommunications Activity
For the purposes of this Determination, the telecommunications activity is the supply of portability services.
6 Section of Telecommunications Industry
Persons to whom this Determination applies who carry on, or propose to carry on, the telecommunications activity mentioned in section 5 are determined to constitute the section of the telecommunications industry to be identified as “Portability Service Suppliers”.
7 Revocation of the Telecommunications (Section of the Telecommunications Industry) Determination 2001
The Telecommunications (Section of Telecommunications Industry) Determination 2001 (FRLI No.F2005B00130) is revoked.