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National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

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2010-2011-2012

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

National Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Opp (1) [Sheet 7108]

Schedule 1, item 12, page 5 (after line 15), after subsection 12(5A), insert:

       (5AA)  However, so far as subsection (5A) relates to a person who:

                     (a)  is a former member of a Parliament or a Legislative Assembly referred to in that subsection; or

                     (b)  was a senior political staff member;

that subsection applies only for the period of 12 months beginning on the day the person ceased to be a member of that Parliament or that Legislative Assembly or a senior political staff member.

(2)     AG (1) [Sheet 7134]

Schedule 1, item 12, page 5 (before line 16), before subsection 12(5B), insert:

       (5AB)  A person who:

                     (a)  is a former member of a Parliament or a Legislative Assembly referred to in subsection (5A); or

                     (b)  was a senior political staff member;

must not be appointed as a Director referred to in paragraph (1)(b) or (c) unless, in accordance with Part IIIA, the Nomination Panel has nominated the person for the appointment.

(3)     AG (2) [Sheet 7134]

Schedule 1, item 15, page 13 (line 22), at the end of subsection 24X(2), add “Those reasons must include an assessment of that person against the selection criteria.”.

(4)     AG (3) [Sheet 7134]

Schedule 1, item 15, page 14 (line 3), at the end of subsection 24X(4), add “Those reasons must include an assessment of that person against the selection criteria.”.



 

(5)     Opp (2) [Sheet 7108]

Schedule 1, item 24, page 16 (after line 10), after subsection 17(2A), insert:

       (2AA)  However, so far as subsection (2A) relates to a person who:

                     (a)  is a former member of a Parliament or a Legislative Assembly referred to in that subsection; or

                     (b)  was a senior political staff member (within the meaning of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983 );

that subsection applies only for the period of 12 months beginning on the day the person ceased to be a member of that Parliament or that Legislative Assembly or a senior political staff member (within the meaning of that Act).

(6)     AG (4) [Sheet 7134]

Schedule 1, item 24, page 16 (before line 11), before subsection 17(2B), insert:

       (2AB)  A person who:

                     (a)  is a former member of a Parliament or a Legislative Assembly referred to in subsection (2A); or

                     (b)  was a senior political staff member (within the meaning of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983 );

must not be appointed as a non-executive Director referred to in paragraph 8(aa) or (b) unless, in accordance with Part 3A, the Nomination Panel has nominated the person for the appointment. 

(7)     AG (5) [Sheet 7134]

Schedule 1, item 29, page 19 (line 27), at the end of subsection 43B(2), add “Those reasons must include an assessment of that person against the selection criteria.”.

 

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

20 June 2012