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Communications Legislation Amendment (Online Content Services and Other Measures) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Communications and the Arts

Summary

Amends the: Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to: enable the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to make online content service provider rules which impose gambling promotions restrictions on online content service providers; and provide the ACMA with the power to determine program standards about gambling promotional content which apply to certain broadcasters and subscriptions providers; Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005 to: require the ACMA to monitor compliance with online content service provider rules; and enable the ACMA to delegate the power to issues certain notices; and Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 06/12/17  
Second reading debate 06/12/17  
Second reading debate 26/03/18  
Second reading agreed to 26/03/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/03/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 27/03/18  
Third reading agreed to 27/03/18  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/03/18  
Second reading moved 28/03/18  
Second reading debate 28/03/18  
Second reading agreed to 28/03/18  
Third reading agreed to 28/03/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 28/03/18  
Assent 11/04/18 Act no: 28 - Year: 2018
     

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

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8406 revised]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 8367]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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  • Nick Xenophon Team [sheet 8395]
GRIFF, Sen Stirling

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  • Opposition [sheet 8380]
O'NEILL, Sen Deborah

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes