Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)
Review of operation of this Part etc
(1) Before 30 June 2014, the Minister must cause to be conducted a review of the operation of:
(a) this Part; and
(b) the remaining provisions of this Act so far as they relate to this Part; and
(c) Division 2 of Part 2 of the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 ; and
(d) the remaining provisions of the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 so far as they relate to Division 2 of Part 2 of that Act.
(1A) Without limiting subsection (1), a review under that subsection must consider the following matters:
(a) the supply by NBN corporations of eligible services covered by section 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 or 16 of the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011;
(b) the types of eligible services that have been, are being, or are proposed to be, supplied by NBN corporations.
(1B) For the purposes of subsection (1A), eligible service has the same meaning as in section 152AL.
(2) A review under subsection (1) must make provision for public consultation.
(3) The Minister must cause to be prepared a report of a review under subsection (1).
(4) The Minister must cause copies of the report to be tabled in each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after the completion of the preparation of the report.
The first report ('Independent cost-benefit analysis of broadband and review of regulation' Statutory review under section 152EOA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010) was produced by the Panel on 30 June 2014 and tabled in Parliament on 16 July 2014:
This report addresses item 2a of the terms of reference which covers the s 152EOA statutory requirement.
The independent panel comprised: Dr Michael Vertigan AC (Chair), Ms Alison Deans, Professor Henry Ergas and Mr Tony Shaw.