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Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts

Summary

Amends the: Broadcasting Services Act 1992 and Radiocommunications Act 1992 to provide for new licensing arrangements for community television services; Broadcasting Services Act 1992 in relation to licensing arrangements for community broadcasting; and Broadcasting Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992 to repeal the remaining provisions of the Broadcasting Act 1942 dealing with political advertisements which the High Court held invalid. Also contains saving, application and transitional provisions.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/10/02  
Second reading moved 23/10/02  
Second reading agreed to 13/11/02  
Third reading agreed to 13/11/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/11/02  
Second reading moved 14/11/02  
Second reading agreed to 14/11/02  
Third reading agreed to 14/11/02  
     
Assent 02/12/02 Act no.: 120 - Year: 2002
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)