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Broadcasting Services Amendment (Anti-siphoning) Bill 2012 [2013]


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Ditigal Economy

Summary

Amends the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 in relation to free-to-air television coverage of anti-siphoning events to: restrict the acquisition of rights to televise anti-siphoning events by subscription television licensees; restrict the conferral of online coverage rights on content service providers; impose coverage obligations on free-to-air broadcasting (anti-hoarding rules); impose notification requirements concerning the acquisition and cessation of rights to televise anti-siphoning events, or entitlements to confer such rights, on commercial television broadcasting licensees, national broadcasters and their program suppliers; and require the minister to cause a review of anti-siphoning before 31 December 2014.

Progress of bill

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

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/03/12  
Second reading moved 22/03/12  
Second reading debate 12/09/12  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (22/03/2012): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (04/05/2012)
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