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Communications Legislation Amendment (Content Services) Bill 2007

2004-2005-2006-2007

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Communications Legislation Amendment (Content Services) Bill 2007

 

No.      , 2007

 

(Communications, Information Technology and the Arts)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to communications, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—General content amendments                                                             3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                              3

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                                3

Criminal Code Act 1995                                                                                         104

Export Market Development Grants Act 1997                                                    105

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                         105

Interactive Gambling Act 2001                                                                              108

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                               108

Part 2—General application and transitional provisions                           110

Part 3—Special transitional provisions                                                              114

Schedule 2—Other content amendments                                                              116

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                 116

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                            116

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                               116

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999   116

Part 2—Transitional provision                                                                               118

Schedule 3—Miscellaneous amendments                                                              119

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999   119

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to communications, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Communications Legislation Amendment (Content Services) Act 2007 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Parts 1 and 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 3

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 12 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

 

5.  Schedule 3

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.