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News Media (Self-regulation) Bill 2013

2010-2011-2012-2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News Media (Self-regulation) Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act relating to news media self-regulation, and for other purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Simplified outline................................................................................ 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

5............ News or current affairs activities......................................................... 6

6............ Extension to external Territories.......................................................... 7

Part 2—News media self-regulation body                                                                8

Division 1—Declaration                                                                                               8

7............ News media self-regulation body........................................................ 8

8............ Consultation and publication............................................................. 12

9............ When declaration takes effect............................................................ 12

Division 2—Revocation of declaration                                                              13

10.......... Revocation of declaration.................................................................. 13

11.......... Consultation...................................................................................... 14

12.......... When revocation takes effect............................................................. 15

Part 3—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        16

13.......... Online service provider..................................................................... 16

14.......... Implied freedom of political communication..................................... 16

15.......... Review of this Act............................................................................ 16

16.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 17

 



A Bill for an Act relating to news media self-regulation, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: