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Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)

Section 29O
Annual report


The provision

(1) Within 60 days after the end of each financial year, the Councillors must give a report on the Council’s operations during that year to the Minister for presentation to the Parliament.

(2) The report must also include details of the following:

(a) the time taken by the Council to make a recommendation on any application under section 44F, 44M or 44NA (about access regime applications under Part IIIA);

(b) any court or Tribunal decision interpreting:

(i) paragraph (f) of the definition of service in section 44B (which is an exclusion to do with production processes); or

(ii) any of the matters mentioned in subsection 44H(4) (about matters relevant to declaring services under Part IIIA);

(c) any matter the Council considers has impeded the operation of Part IIIA from delivering efficient access outcomes;

(d) any evidence of the benefits arising from determinations of the Commission under section 44V (about arbitration determinations under Part IIIA);

(e) any evidence of the costs of, or the disincentives for, investment in the infrastructure by which declared services (within the meaning of Part IIIA) are provided;

(f) any implications for the operation of Part IIIA in the future.


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