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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION AND ACCESS) ACT 1979 - SECT 203

Communications Access Co-ordinator may make determinations

             (1)  The Communications Access Co-ordinator may, by writing, make determinations in relation to delivery capabilities applicable in relation to:

                     (a)  a specified kind of telecommunications service that involves, or will involve, the use of a telecommunications system and that is supplied by one or more specified carriers; and

                     (b)  one or more specified interception agencies.

Note 1:       The definition of carrier in subsection 5(1) includes carriage service providers.

Note 2:       For specification by class, see subsection 33(3AB) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .

Note 3:       A determination may make different provision with respect to different matters or different classes of matters (see subsection 33(3A) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 ).

             (2)  A determination under subsection (1) must relate to all or any of the following:

                     (a)  the format in which lawfully intercepted information is to be delivered to an interception agency from the delivery point in respect of a kind of telecommunications service and of that interception agency;

                     (b)  the place to which, and manner in which, that information is to be delivered;

                     (c)  any ancillary information that should accompany that information.

             (3)  The Communications Access Co-ordinator must consult the ACMA before making a determination under subsection (1).

             (4)  A determination made under subsection (1) is not a legislative instrument.



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