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Government Advertising (Objectivity, Fairness and Accountability) Bill 2001

1998-1999-2000-2001

 

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government Advertising (Objectivity, Fairness and Accountability) Bill 2001

 

No.      , 2001

 

(Hon. Kim Beazley)

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to require government advertising to meet minimum standards with respect to objectivity, fairness and accountability, and to prohibit the expenditure of taxpayers’ money on advertising which promotes party political interests

   

   



Contents

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

2  Commencement............................................................................................. 2

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

Schedule 1—Amendments ................................................................. 3

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997                                          

 



A Bill for an Act to require government advertising to meet minimum standards with respect to objectivity, fairness and accountability, and to prohibit the expenditure of taxpayers’ money on advertising which promotes party political interests

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Government Advertising (Objectivity, Fairness and Accountability) Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3   Schedule(s)

                   The Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.