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Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015-2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to broadcasting, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Restricted datacasting licences                                                           3

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                                3

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                                7

Schedule 2—Start-up day                                                                                                10

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              10

Schedule 3—Digital radio moratorium period                                                    11

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              11

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                              11

Schedule 4—Non-foundation digital radio multiplex transmitter licence                 13

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                              13

Schedule 5—Repeals of spent provisions                                                                14

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              14

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                              14



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to broadcasting, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Radio) Act 2016 .

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

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

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   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.