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Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Bill 2021

2019-2020-2021

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Bill 2021

 

No.      , 2021

 

(Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to broadcasting , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—New Eligible Drama Expenditure Scheme                                 3

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                                3

Schedule 2—Captioning obligations                                                                            7

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                                7

Schedule 3—Digital radio services                                                                              12

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                              12

Schedule 4—Population determinations                                                                 13

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              13

Schedule 5—Regional and Small Publishers Innovation Fund                14

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                              14

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to broadcasting, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Act 2021 .

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

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

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

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the commencement of the provisions is not fixed by a Proclamation registered on the Federal Register of Legislation established under the Legislation Act 2003 , within the period of 12 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, the provisions are repealed on the day after the end of that period.

 

4.  Schedules 3 to 5

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.