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Television Licence Fees Amendment Bill 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

Television Licence Fees Amendment Act 2005

 

No. 48, 2005

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Television Licence Fees Act 1964 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                  3

Television Licence Fees Act 1964                                                                             3

Schedule 2—Transitional provisions                                                                             4

 



 

 

Television Licence Fees Amendment Act 2005

No. 48, 2005

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Television Licence Fees Act 1964 , and for related purposes

[ Assented to 1 April 2005 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Television Licence Fees Amendment Act 2005 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

1 April 2005

2.  Schedules 1 and 2

At the same time as section 6 of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005 commences.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.



 

Schedule 1 Amendments

   

Television Licence Fees Act 1964

1  Subsection 4(1) (definition of ABA )

Repeal the definition.

2  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

ACMA means the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

3  Section 7

Omit “ABA” (wherever occurring), substitute “ACMA”.



 

Schedule 2 Transitional provisions

   

1  Definitions

In this Schedule:

Imposition Act means the Television Licence Fees Act 1964 .

transition time means the commencement of this Schedule.

2  Continued effect of directions about gross earnings

A direction made by the ABA under section 7 of the Imposition Act that was in force immediately before the transition time has effect on and after the transition time as if it had been made by the ACMA under that section as amended by Schedule 1 to this Act.

 

 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 2 December 2004

Senate on 7 March 2005 ]

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