Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005 (Cth) - Level 3

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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is responsible for regulating telecommunications and radiocommunications, including promoting industry self-regulation and managing the radiofrequency spectrum. The ACMA also has significant consumer protection responsibilities. The functions of the ACMA are specified uner this Act. It exercises powers under the Telecommunications Act 1997, the Radiocommunications Act 1992, and other related legislation. The ACMA licenses telecommunications carriers, ensures compliance with carrier licence conditions and service provider rules, and monitors service performance and quality. The ACMA also administers legislative provisions relating to powers and immunities of carriers in the construction of telecommunications facilities, and protection of consumers through safeguards and service guarantees.

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