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Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Summary

Amends the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 and Copyright Act 1968 in relation to: licensing arrangements for satellite digital television broadcasting services; commercial digital television programming on satellite broadcasting services; conditions on satellite broadcasting service licensees; technical standards for digital transmission and domestic reception of satellite services; content obligations on commercial television broadcasting licensees; regulation of content broadcast on satellite services; conditional access arrangements for satellite services; and access to terrestrially-delivered commercial digital television services in regional and remote areas.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18/03/10  
Second reading moved 18/03/10  
Second reading debate 13/05/10  
Second reading agreed to 13/05/10  
Third reading agreed to 13/05/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/10  
Second reading moved 15/06/10  
Second reading debate 24/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/06/10 Amendment details: 75 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 24/06/10  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 24/06/10 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24/06/10  
Assent 29/06/10 Act no.: 94 - Year: 2010
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet BT230]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (18/03/2010): Senate Environment, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (12/05/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )