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TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT 1997 - SECT 581

Power to give directions to carriers and service providers

             (1)  The ACMA may give written directions to:

                     (a)  a carrier; or

                     (b)  a service provider;

in connection with performing any of the ACMA's telecommunications functions or exercising any of the ACMA's telecommunications powers.

             (2)  This section is not limited by any other provision of a law that:

                     (a)  confers a function or power on the ACMA; or

                     (b)  prescribes the mode in which the ACMA is to perform a function or exercise a power; or

                     (c)  prescribes conditions or restrictions which must be observed in relation to the performance by the ACMA of a function or the exercise by the ACMA of a power.

          (2A)  The eSafety Commissioner may give written directions to:

                     (a)  a carrier; or

                     (b)  a service provider;

in connection with performing any of the Commissioner's functions or exercising any of the Commissioner's powers.

          (2B)  This section is not limited by any other provision of a law that:

                     (a)  confers a function or power on the eSafety Commissioner; or

                     (b)  prescribes the mode in which the eSafety Commissioner is to perform a function or exercise a power; or

                     (c)  prescribes conditions or restrictions which must be observed in relation to the performance by the eSafety Commissioner of a function or the exercise by the eSafety Commissioner of a power.

             (4)  A person must comply with a direction given to the person under subsection (1).

          (4A)  A person must comply with a direction given to the person under subsection (2A).

   



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