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TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT 1997 - SECT 142A

Definitions

                   In this Part:

"alter" , in relation to a telecommunications network or line, has a meaning affected by section 159.

"associate" has the meaning given by section 152.

"business unit" means a part of a corporation.

"close proximity" has a meaning affected by section 162.

"corporation" means a body corporate.

"customer interface" means an interface for the purposes of:

                     (a)  ordering; and

                     (b)  provisioning; and

                     (c)  billing; and

                     (d)  service activation; and

                     (e)  fault rectification;

in relation to the supply of local access line services.

"declared service" has the same meaning as in Part XIC of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 .

"designated carriage service" has the meaning given by section 142BD.

"designated commencement date" means the date on which Schedule 2 to the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Act 2020 commences.

"electricity supply body" has the same meaning as in the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 .

"eligible service" has the same meaning as in section 152AL of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 .

"fixed-line carriage service" means a carriage service that is supplied using a line to premises occupied or used by an end-user.

"functional" includes organisational.

"functional separation undertaking" means:

                     (a)  a standard functional separation undertaking; or

                     (b)  a joint functional separation undertaking.

"fundamental provision" of a functional separation undertaking has the meaning given by subsection 151A(9) or 151C(9).

"gas supply body" has the same meaning as in the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 .

"joint functional separation undertaking" means an undertaking under section 151C.

"local access line" has the meaning given by section 158.

"local access line service" means an eligible service supplied using a local access line.

"multi-unit building" means:

                     (a)  a building that has 2 or more units for occupation as a place of residence or business; or

                     (b)  a building in a complex, where each building has 2 or more units for occupation as a place of residence or business.

"national broadband network" has the same meaning as in the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 .

"rail corporation" has the same meaning as in the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 .

"residential customer" has a meaning affected by section 161.

"retail business unit" of a corporation means a business unit by which the corporation deals with the corporation's retail customers in relation to the supply of local access line services.

"retail customer" means a customer other than a wholesale customer.

"retailer" , when used in relation to a joint functional separation undertaking, means a person identified in the undertaking as the retailer, or one of the retailers, for the purposes of the undertaking.

Note:          See paragraph 151C(2)(a).

"sewerage services body" has the same meaning as in the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 .

"standard functional separation undertaking" means an undertaking under section 151A.

"State or Territory road authority" has the same meaning as in the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 .

"storm water drainage services" has the same meaning as in the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 .

"storm water drainage services body" has the same meaning as in the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 .

"superfast carriage service" means a carriage service, where:

                     (a)  the carriage service enables end-users to download communications; and

                     (b)  the download transmission speed of the carriage service is normally 25 megabits per second or more; and

                     (c)  the carriage service is supplied using a line to premises occupied or used by an end-user.

"supply" , in relation to a service, includes supply of the service by a corporation to itself. This definition does not apply to subsection 142C(2) or 143(2).

"unsatisfactory compliance record" has a meaning affected by section 142BC.

"upgrade" , in relation to a telecommunications network or line, has a meaning affected by section 160.

"water supply body" has the same meaning as in the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 .

"wholesale business unit" of a corporation means a business unit by which the corporation deals with its wholesale customers, and its retail business unit, in relation to the supply of local access line services.

"wholesale customer" means a customer that is:

                     (a)  a carrier; or

                     (b)  a service provider.

"wholesaler" , when used in relation to a joint functional separation undertaking, means a person identified in the undertaking as the wholesaler, or one of the wholesalers, for the purposes of the undertaking.

Note:          See paragraph 151C(2)(a).

"worker" means an individual who is:

                     (a)  an employee; or

                     (b)  a contractor or subcontractor; or

                     (c)  an employee of a contractor or subcontractor.



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