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Broadcasting Services Amendment Bill (No. 1) 1999

1998-99

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broadcasting Services Amendment Bill (No. 1) 1999

 

No.      , 1999

 

(Communications, Information Technology and the Arts)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Anti-hoarding amendments                                                                 3

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                                3

Schedule 2—Pay TV programming in regional areas                                    18

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              18

Schedule 3—Re-transmission of programs                                                           22

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              22

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                    52

National Transmission Network Sale Act 1998                                                    55

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                 55

Schedule 4—Sponsorship announcements by community broadcasting licensees              56

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              56

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Broadcasting Services Amendment Act (No. 1) 1999 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Schedules 2 and 3 commence on the first day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3   Schedule(s )

                   Subject to section 2, 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.