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senate vote 2010-03-10#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:20:15

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2010-03-10.23.1 motion] introduced by Liberal Senator [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Nick_Minchin&mpc=Senate&house=senate Nick Minchin], which was:
  • ''That so much of the [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/standing-orders.html standing orders] be suspended as would prevent me moving that further consideration of the bill be made an order of the day for five sitting days after the government response to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Broadband_Network National Broadband Network] Implementation Study is laid on the table.''
  • Because this motion was unsuccessful, the standing orders would remain in force and Senator Minchin would not be able to put his motion.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4212 bill] relates to the regulation of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consumer_protection consumer protection], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Competition_law competition] and licensing in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telecommunications telecommunications]
  • markets. According to the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest], significant changes made by the bill include:
  • * causing [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telstra Telstra] to be structurally or functionally separated in order to improve competition within the telecommunications markets
  • * reduce the susceptibility of the telecommunications access regime to deliberate delay and obstruction
  • * removing a technical impediment to the operation of the anti-competitive conduct regime applying to telecommunications markets
  • * making the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_service_obligation universal service] obligation (USO) and customer service guarantee (CSG) clearer and so more enforceable
  • * extending the obligation to provide priority assistance to those with life threatening conditions to service providers other than Telstra
  • * enabling breaches of civil penalty provisions - including some concerning the USO and the CSG - to be dealt with by the issue of infringement notices.(Read more about these changes in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (678 KB).)
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2010-03-10.23.1) introduced by Liberal Senator [Nick Minchin](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Nick_Minchin&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which was:
  • _That so much of the [standing orders](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/standing-orders.html) be suspended as would prevent me moving that further consideration of the bill be made an order of the day for five sitting days after the government response to the [National Broadband Network](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Broadband_Network) Implementation Study is laid on the table._
  • Because this motion was unsuccessful, the standing orders would remain in force and Senator Minchin would not be able to put his motion.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The [bill](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4212) relates to the regulation of [consumer protection](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consumer_protection), [competition](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Competition_law) and licensing in [telecommunications](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telecommunications) markets. According to the [bills digest](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf), significant changes made by the bill include:
  • - causing [Telstra](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telstra) to be structurally or functionally separated in order to improve competition within the telecommunications markets
  • - reduce the susceptibility of the telecommunications access regime to deliberate delay and obstruction
  • - removing a technical impediment to the operation of the anti-competitive conduct regime applying to telecommunications markets
  • - making the [universal service](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_service_obligation) obligation (USO) and customer service guarantee (CSG) clearer and so more enforceable
  • - extending the obligation to provide priority assistance to those with life threatening conditions to service providers other than Telstra
  • - enabling breaches of civil penalty provisions - including some concerning the USO and the CSG - to be dealt with by the issue of infringement notices.(Read more about these changes in the [bills digest](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf) (678 KB).)
senate vote 2010-03-10#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:39

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2010-03-10.23.1 motion] introduced by Liberal Senator [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Nick_Minchin&mpc=Senate&house=senate Nick Minchin], which was:
  • ''That so much of the [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/standing-orders.html standing orders] be suspended as would prevent me moving that further consideration of the bill be made an order of the day for five sitting days after the government response to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Broadband_Network National Broadband Network] Implementation Study is laid on the table.''
  • Because this motion was unsuccessful, the standing orders would remain in force and Senator Minchin would not be able to put his motion.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4212 bill] relates to the regulation of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consumer_protection consumer protection], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Competition_law competition] and licensing in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telecommunications telecommunications]
  • markets. According to the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest], significant changes made by the bill include:
  • * causing [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telstra Telstra] to be structurally or functionally separated in order to improve competition within the telecommunications markets
  • * reduce the susceptibility of the telecommunications access regime to deliberate delay and obstruction
  • * removing a technical impediment to the operation of the anti-competitive conduct regime applying to telecommunications markets
  • * making the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_service_obligation universal service] obligation (USO) and customer service guarantee (CSG) clearer and so more enforceable
  • * extending the obligation to provide priority assistance to those with life threatening conditions to service providers other than Telstra
  • * enabling breaches of civil penalty provisions - including some concerning the USO and the CSG - to be dealt with by the issue of infringement notices.[1]
  • * enabling breaches of civil penalty provisions - including some concerning the USO and the CSG - to be dealt with by the issue of infringement notices.(Read more about these changes in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (678 KB).)
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about these changes in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (678 KB).
senate vote 2010-03-10#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-08-20 12:09:34

Title

  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2009 — Second Reading - Suspend standing orders
  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2009 — Second Reading Suspend standing orders

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2010-03-10.23.1 motion] introduced by Liberal Senator [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Nick_Minchin&mpc=Senate&house=senate Nick Minchin], which was:
  • ''That so much of the [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/standing-orders.html standing orders] be suspended as would prevent me moving that further consideration of the bill be made an order of the day for five sitting days after the government response to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Broadband_Network National Broadband Network] Implementation Study is laid on the table.''
  • Because this motion was unsuccessful, the standing orders would remain in force and Senator Minchin would not be able to put his motion.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4212 bill] relates to the regulation of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consumer_protection consumer protection], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Competition_law competition] and licensing in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telecommunications telecommunications]
  • markets. According to the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest], significant changes made by the bill include:
  • * causing [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telstra Telstra] to be structurally or functionally separated in order to improve competition within the telecommunications markets
  • * reduce the susceptibility of the telecommunications access regime to deliberate delay and obstruction
  • * removing a technical impediment to the operation of the anti-competitive conduct regime applying to telecommunications markets
  • * making the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_service_obligation universal service] obligation (USO) and customer service guarantee (CSG) clearer and so more enforceable
  • * extending the obligation to provide priority assistance to those with life threatening conditions to service providers other than Telstra
  • * enabling breaches of civil penalty provisions - including some concerning the USO and the CSG - to be dealt with by the issue of infringement notices.[2]
  • * enabling breaches of civil penalty provisions - including some concerning the USO and the CSG - to be dealt with by the issue of infringement notices.[1]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about these changes in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (678 KB).
  • * [1] Read more about these changes in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (678 KB).
senate vote 2010-03-10#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-08-20 12:08:40

Title

  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2009 — Second Reading
  • Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2009 — Second Reading - Suspend standing orders

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent me moving that further consideration of the bill be made an order of the day for five sitting days after the government response to the National Broadband Network Implementation Study is laid on the table.</p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the motion (<b>Senator Minchin&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?gid=2010-03-10.23.1 motion] introduced by Liberal Senator [http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Nick_Minchin&mpc=Senate&house=senate Nick Minchin], which was:
  • ''That so much of the [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/standing-orders.html standing orders] be suspended as would prevent me moving that further consideration of the bill be made an order of the day for five sitting days after the government response to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Broadband_Network National Broadband Network] Implementation Study is laid on the table.''
  • Because this motion was unsuccessful, the standing orders would remain in force and Senator Minchin would not be able to put his motion.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4212 bill] relates to the regulation of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consumer_protection consumer protection], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Competition_law competition] and licensing in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telecommunications telecommunications]
  • markets. According to the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest], significant changes made by the bill include:
  • * causing [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telstra Telstra] to be structurally or functionally separated in order to improve competition within the telecommunications markets
  • * reduce the susceptibility of the telecommunications access regime to deliberate delay and obstruction
  • * removing a technical impediment to the operation of the anti-competitive conduct regime applying to telecommunications markets
  • * making the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_service_obligation universal service] obligation (USO) and customer service guarantee (CSG) clearer and so more enforceable
  • * extending the obligation to provide priority assistance to those with life threatening conditions to service providers other than Telstra
  • * enabling breaches of civil penalty provisions - including some concerning the USO and the CSG - to be dealt with by the issue of infringement notices.[2]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about these changes in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/OV8V6/upload_binary/ov8v63.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (678 KB).