Not Call Register came into effect at midnight on 31 May 2007.
According to the Minister “At 9am today (31 May), the total number of registrations was 1,012,813. The
register has been taking more than 20,000 registrations per day.”
Senator Coonan also said that more than 44,500,000 numbers had been
checked, or ‘washed’, against those listed on the register, following
the start of the list washing service on 25 May. A total of 355
businesses have opened accounts with the register.