Australian Communications and Media Authority (Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Direction 2013

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2013L01300

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Commonwealth of Australia
 
Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
 
Australian Communications and Media Authority (Annual Carrier Licence Charge)
Direction 2013
 
I, STEPHEN michael CONROY, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, make the following Direction under section 14 of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005.
Dated 26 June 2013
 
 
STEPHEN CONROY
Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy _________________________________________________________________
1         Name of Direction
This Direction is the Australian Communications and Media Authority (Annual Carrier Licence Charge) Direction 2013.
2         Commencement
This Direction commences on the later of:
(a)           immediately after the commencement of the Telecommunications (Participating Persons) Determination 2013 (No. 2); and
(b)          the day after this Direction is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
3         Definitions
In this Direction:
              ACMA means the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
annual carrier licence charge means charge within the meaning of Part 3 of the Carrier Licence Charges Act.
carrier has the same meaning as in section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1997.
carrier licence has the same meaning as in section 7 of the Telecommunications Act 1997.
Carrier Licence Charges Act means the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997.
eligible revenue period has the same meaning as in section 4 of the TUSMA Act.
              non-participating person has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications (Participating Persons) Determination 2013 (No. 2). 
              relevant financial year means the financial year that begins on 1 July 2013 and each later financial year.
TUSMA Act means the Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012
4         Direction

I direct the ACMA to make such determinations as are necessary under subsection 14(1) of the Carrier Licence Charges Act to have the effect of imposing an annual carrier licence charge in the amount of $0 on each carrier licence that is:
(a)          in force at the beginning of a relevant financial year; and
(b)         held by a carrier that was a non-participating person for the eligible revenue period immediately preceding that financial year.