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1998-1999-2000

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Broadcasting Services Amendment Bill 2000

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 1 (line 17), omit “This Act”, substitute “Subject to this section, this Act”.

(2)     Clause 2, page 1 (after line 18), at the end of the clause, add:

             (2)  Schedule 2 commences immediately after the commencement of item 140 of Schedule 1 to the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Digital Television and Datacasting) Act 2000 .

(3)     Clause 3, page 2 (line 2), omit “Each Act”, substitute “Subject to section 2, each Act”.

(4)     Page 33 (after line 35), at the end of the bill, add:

Schedule  2 Designated teletext services

   

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

1  Paragraph 6(3)(k) of Schedule 4

Omit all the words after “the purpose”, substitute:

                            of the transmission of either or both of the following:

                              (i)  datacasting services provided under, and in accordance with the conditions of, datacasting licences;

                             (ii)  designated teletext services;

2  Clause 49 of Schedule 6 (note)

Omit “Note”, substitute “Note 1”.

3  At the end of clause 49 of Schedule 6 (after the note)

Add:

Note 2:       For exemptions for designated teletext services, see clause 51A.

4  Clause 50 of Schedule 6 (note)

Omit “Note”, substitute “Note 1”.

5  At the end of clause 50 of Schedule 6 (after the note)

Add:

Note 2:       For exemptions for designated teletext services, see clause 51A.

6  After clause 51 of Schedule 6

Insert:

51A   Exemption for designated teletext services

                   Clauses 49 and 50 do not apply to the provision of a designated teletext service (within the meaning of Schedule 4).

Radiocommunications Act 1992

7  Section 5

Insert:

designated teletext service has the same meaning as in Schedule 4 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 .

8  Subsection 102(5)

Omit all the words after “has no effect”, substitute:

unless:

                     (a)  the licensee holds a BSA datacasting licence authorising the provision of that service; or

                     (b)  the service is a designated teletext service.

9  Subsection 102(6)

After “other than a test transmission” (first occurring), insert “or a transmission of a designated teletext service”.

10  Subsection 102A(5)

Omit all the words after “has no effect”, substitute:

unless:

                     (a)  the licensee holds a BSA datacasting licence authorising the provision of that service; or

                     (b)  the service is a designated teletext service.

11  Subsection 102A(6)

After “other than a test transmission” (first occurring), insert “or a transmission of a designated teletext service”.

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

28 November 2000