Communications Regulation (Postal Services) (Amendment) Act 2017

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Number 3 of 2017


COMMUNICATIONS REGULATION (POSTAL SERVICES) (AMENDMENT) ACT 2017


CONTENTS

Section

1. Repeal of section 30 of Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011

2. Amendment of section 10 of Communications Regulation Act 2002

3. Short title, commencement, collective citation and construction


Acts Referred to

Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 (No. 21)

Communications Regulation Act 2002 (No. 20)

Communications Regulation Acts 2002 to 2011


Number 3 of 2017


COMMUNICATIONS REGULATION (POSTAL SERVICES) (AMENDMENT) ACT 2017


An Act to provide for the repeal of section 30 of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 ; to amend the Communications Regulation Act 2002 to confer additional functions on the Commission for Communications Regulation relating to the repeal of section 30; and to provide for related matters.

[15th March, 2017]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows:

Repeal of section 30 of Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011

1. Section 30 of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 is repealed and accordingly any price cap decision (within the meaning of the said section 30) made under that section by the Commission for Communications Regulation ceases to have effect.

Amendment of section 10 of Communications Regulation Act 2002

2. Section 10 of the Communications Regulation Act 2002 is amended—

(a) in subsection (1) by the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph (ba):

“(bb) to undertake a review of any consequences, including for terminal dues, of the repeal, under section 1 of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) (Amendment) Act 2017, of section 30 of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011 which review shall commence immediately following the expiration of 2 years after the coming into operation of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) (Amendment) Act 2017 and to prepare and furnish a report to the Minister of the findings of the Commission resulting from the review not later than 6 months after the commencement of the review,”,

and

(b) by the insertion of the following subsections after subsection (4):

“(5) (a) In carrying out the review under subsection (1)(bb) the Commission may consult with such persons as it considers appropriate. The Commission shall complete this consultation within a period of 42 days.

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