Supplementary Order Paper No 83

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:


The Minister must ensure that any use of the telecommunications development levy for purposes specified in subsection (1)⁠(b) or (d) promotes—


competition in non-urban telecommunications markets; and


the diversity of non-urban communities intended to be served by the levy; and


the range of different technological options that may best serve particular non-urban communities; and


the rapid pace of technological development.