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Communications Legislation Amendment (Enforcement Powers) Bill 2006


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts

Summary

Amends the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 and Radiocommunications Act 1992 to: provide the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) with a greater range of broadcasting and datacasting enforcement options, including powers in relation to: civil penalties; injunctions; enforceable undertakings; and infringement notices; and require the ACMA to develop guidelines in relation to the exercise of its broadcasting and datacasting enforcement powers.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14/09/06  
Second reading moved 14/09/06  
Second reading agreed to 10/10/06  
Third reading agreed to 10/10/06  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/10/06  
Second reading moved 11/10/06  
Second reading agreed to 11/10/06  
Committee of the Whole debate 12/10/06 Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 12/10/06  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 18/10/06 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Assent 04/11/06 Act no.: 120 - Year: 2006
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet QS389]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)