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Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Communications and the Arts

Summary

Amends the: Broadcasting Services Act 1992 and Radiocommunications Act 1992 to: remove the restricted datacasting licence category; remove the requirement for the digital radio moratorium period; remove spent provisions; and make consequential amendments; Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to remove the minister’s role in the setting of the digital radio start-up day in regional licence areas; and Radiocommunications Act 1992 to amend the definition of ‘non-foundation digital radio multiplex transmitter licence’ to exclude category 3 multiplex licences.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/15  
Second reading moved 02/12/15  
Second reading debate 02/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 02/02/16  
Third reading agreed to 02/02/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03/02/16  
Second reading moved 03/02/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes