Supplementary Order Paper No 82

No 82

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Telecommunications (Development Levy) Amendment Bill

Proposed amendment

James Shaw, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

New clause 3A

After clause 3 (page 1, after line 9), insert:

3A Section 90 amended (Crown use of telecommunications development levy)

After section 90(3), insert:

(4)

The Minister must ensure that any use of the telecommunications development levy for the purposes under subsection (1)⁠(b) or (d) does not fund any person to meet their existing contractual requirements with the Crown.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper ensures that the telecommunications development levy is not used to fund any of the existing contractual requirements between telecommunications network operators and the Crown.