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Communications Legislation Amendment (Information Sharing and Datacasting) 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 (Information Sharing and Datacasting) Bill 2007

 

No.      , 2007

 

(Communications, Information Technology and the Arts)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Disclosure by ACMA officials                                                                3

Division 1—Amendments commencing on the day after Royal Assent            3

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                              3

Division 2—Amendment with contingent commencement                                  8

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                              8

Part 2—Datacasting                                                                                                        9

Division 1—Varying conditions of datacasting transmitter licences                   9

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                                9

Division 2—Datacasting charge                                                                                 9

Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Act 1998                                                            9

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Communications Legislation Amendment (Information Sharing and Datacasting) 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, Part 1, Division 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 1, Division 2

The later of:

(a) immediately after the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the time item 77 of Schedule 1 to the Communications Legislation Amendment (Content Services) Act 2007 commences.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

4.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The day after 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.