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Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

Schedule 1 Amendments

   

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

1  At the end of subsection 212(1)

Add:

               ; or (c)  re-transmit programs that are transmitted by a service that does no more than transmit program material supplied by National Indigenous TV Limited.

2  At the end of subsection 212(3)

Add:

               ; or (e)  a re-transmission of program material mentioned in paragraph (1)(c) by the licensee who transmitted the program material.

Copyright Act 1968

3  Subsection 10(1) (definition of free-to-air broadcast )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

free-to-air broadcast means:

                     (a)  a broadcast delivered by a national broadcasting service, commercial broadcasting service or community broadcasting service within the meaning of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 ; or

                     (b)  a broadcast delivered by a broadcasting service within the meaning of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 that does no more than transmit program material supplied by National Indigenous TV Limited.

4  Section 135C

Before “This”, insert “(1)”.

5  At the end of section 135C

Add:

             (2)  The reference to free-to-air broadcast in subsection (1) does not include a reference to a broadcast within the meaning of paragraph (b) of the definition of free-to-air broadcast in subsection 10(1).

 

 

 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 15 February 2007

Senate on 1 March 2007 ]

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