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National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

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2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 12, page 5 (before line 16), before subsection 12(5B), insert:

       (5AB)  A person who:

                     (a)  is a former member of a Parliament or a Legislative Assembly referred to in subsection (5A); or

                     (b)  was a senior political staff member;

must not be appointed as a Director referred to in paragraph (1)(b) or (c) unless, in accordance with Part IIIA, the Nomination Panel has nominated the person for the appointment. 

[appointment of ABC non-executive Directors]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 15, page 13 (line 22), at the end of subsection 24X(2), add “Those reasons must include an assessment of that person against the selection criteria.”.

[appointment of ABC non-executive Directors]

(3)     Schedule 1, item 15, page 14 (line 3), at the end of subsection 24X(4), add “Those reasons must include an assessment of that person against the selection criteria.”.

[appointment of ABC non-executive Directors]

(4)     Schedule 1, item 24, page 16 (before line 11), before subsection 17(2B), insert:

       (2AB)  A person who:

                     (a)  is a former member of a Parliament or a Legislative Assembly referred to in subsection (2A); or

                     (b)  was a senior political staff member (within the meaning of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983);

must not be appointed as a non-executive Director referred to in paragraph 8(aa) or (b) unless, in accordance with Part 3A, the Nomination Panel has nominated the person for the appointment. 

[appointment of SBS non-executive Directors]

(5)     Schedule 1, item 29, page 19 (line 27), at the end of subsection 43B(2), add “Those reasons must include an assessment of that person against the selection criteria.”.

[appointment of SBS non-executive Directors]