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Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Amendment Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts

Summary

Introduced with the Radiocommunications Legislation Amendment (Reform and Modernisation) Bill 2020 and Radiocommunications (Receiver Licence Tax) Amendment Bill 2020, the bill amends the Radiocommunications (Transmitter Licence Tax) Act 1983 to enable the Australian Communications and Media Authority to determine whether, for a specified class of licences with longer than 12 months duration, the transmitter licence tax is imposed on the issue of the licence for the full period the licence is in force, or whether it should be paid in annual instalments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/08/20  
Second reading moved 27/08/20  
Second reading debate 11/11/20  
Second reading agreed to 12/11/20  
Third reading agreed to 12/11/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/11/20  
Second reading moved 12/11/20  
Second reading agreed to 08/12/20  
Third reading agreed to 08/12/20  
     
Finally passed both Houses 08/12/20  
Assent 17/12/20 Act no: 153 - Year: 2020
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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

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Notes