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Commission receives determination application


Telecommunications Act: Commission receives determination application from TelstraClear

The Commerce Commission has today received an application from TelstraClear Limited for an access determination under the Telecommunications Act 2001 for setting terms for the resale of residential services provided by Telecom New Zealand Limited.

The Commission has notified Telecom that the application has been received. Under section 25 of the Act, the Commission will decide whether or not to investigate the application following receipt of comments from the parties.

Background

Section 25 of the Telecommunications Act 2001 states:

Commission must decide whether to investigate (1) The Commission must make reasonable efforts to do the following things not later than 10 working days after the date by which the parties may comment on the application: decide whether or not to investigate the matter: give written notice of its decision to the parties: give public notice of its decision: request the parties to the determination to make submissions on the matter by written notice to the Commission not later than 10 working days after receipt of the notice from the Commission.

(2) Subsection (1)(d) applies only if the Commission has decided under subsection (1)(a) to investigate the matter.


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