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Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Classification Tools and Other Measures) Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Classification Tools and Other Measures) Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Classification tools                                                                                     4

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995                4

Schedule 2—Referral of material to law enforcement agencies               11

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995              11

Schedule 3—Exemptions                                                                                                  13

Part 1—Exempt films etc.                                                                                          13

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995              13

Part 2—Certificates for exempt films and computer games                     15

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995              15

Part 3—Conditional cultural exemptions                                                           17

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995              17

Schedule 4—Modifications                                                                                              26

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   26

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995              26

Part 2—Application of amendments                                                                    28

Schedule 5—Determined markings and consumer advice                           29

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995              29

Schedule 6—Other amendments                                                                                  32

Part 1—Amendments to the Classification Act                                             32

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995              32

Part 2—Amendments to the Broadcasting Services Act                           43

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              43

Part 3—Application and saving provisions                                                       44

Schedule 7—Simplified outlines                                                                                   47

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995              47

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Classification Tools and Other Measures) Act 2014 .

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 this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedules 1 and 2

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 3, Part 1

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 3, Part 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

5.  Schedule 3, Part 3

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

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

 

6.  Schedule 4

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

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

 

7.  Schedule 5

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

8.  Schedule 6

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

9.  Schedule 7

Immediately after the latest of:

(a) the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 4; and

(b) the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 5; and

(c) the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 6; and

(d) the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 7.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be 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.