Title Communications Legislation Amendment (SBS Advertising Flexibility and Other Measures) Bill 2015
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title a Bill for an Act to amend and repeal laws relating to communications, and for related purposes
Date 25-03-2015 09:17 AM
Source House of Reps
Parl No. 44
Bill Number 48/15
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Communications
Reps Bill Code O
Status Not Proceeding
System Id legislation/bills/r5441_first-reps/0000


Communications Legislation Amendment (SBS Advertising Flexibility and Other Measures) Bill 2015
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session"><a name="_GoBack"/>2013‑2014‑2015</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">The Parliament of the</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Commonwealth of Australia</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="House">HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Reading">Presented and read a first time</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="ShortT">Communications Legislation Amendment (SBS Advertising Flexibility and Other Measures) Bill 2015</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2015</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Portfolio">(Communications)</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT">A Bill for an Act to amend and repeal laws relating to communications, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmSchNo"> </span><span class="CharAmSchText"> </span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmPartNo"> </span><span class="CharAmPartText"> </span></p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection2"> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:18.0pt">Contents</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5"><a name="BKCheck15B_1" id="BKCheck15B_1"/>1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2</p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 1—SBS—advertising flexibility<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                                               </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991<span style="font-size: 9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                                 </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 2—SBS—product placement<span style="font-size: 9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                                                    </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991<span style="font-size: 9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                                 </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 3—Technical amendments<span style="font-size: 9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">7</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                 </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">7</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991<span style="font-size: 9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                                 </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">7</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 4—Spent and redundant legislation<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                                     </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">9</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 1—Repeals<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                                               </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">9</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting Amendment Act 1987<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                        </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">9</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting Amendment Act (No. 2) 1987<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">9</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting Amendment Act (No. 3) 1987<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">9</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting Amendment Act (No. 4) 1987<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">9</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting and Television Amendment Act 1980<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                            </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">9</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting and Television Amendment Act 1982<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                            </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">9</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting and Television Amendment Act 1984<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">10</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting and Television Amendment Act 1985<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">10</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting and Television Legislation Amendment Act 1985<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                    </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">10</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting and Television Legislation Amendment Act 1986<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                    </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">10</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting (Ownership and Control) Act 1987<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                             </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">10</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting (Ownership and Control) Act 1988<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                             </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">10</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting Stations Licence Fees Act 1981<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">11</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting Stations Licence Fees Amendment Act 1983<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                             </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">11</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting Stations Licence Fees Amendment Act 1985<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                             </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">11</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Radiocommunications (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">11</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Radio Licence Fees Amendment Act 1987<span style="font-size: 9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">11</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Radio Licence Fees Amendment Act (No. 2) 1987<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                              </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">11</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Satellite Communications Amendment Act 1988<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                               </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">11</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Television Licence Fees Amendment Act 1987<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">12</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Television Licence Fees Amendment Act (No. 2) 1987<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                      </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">12</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Television Licence Fees Amendment Act (No. 3) 1987<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                      </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">12</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Television Stations Licence Fees Act 1981<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">12</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Television Stations Licence Fees Amendment Act 1983<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">12</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Television Stations Licence Fees Amendment Act 1985<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">12</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Act 2005<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                 </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">12</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 2—Other amendments<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                      </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">13</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">AUSSAT Repeal Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style: normal">                                                                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">13</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Competition and Consumer Act 2010<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">13</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">National Transmission Network Sale Act 1998<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">13</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Telstra Corporation Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">13</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection3"> <p class="Page1">A Bill for an Act to amend and repeal laws relating to communications, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:12.0pt;line-height:normal"> <span style="font-size:16.0pt">The Parliament of Australia enacts:</span></p> <opc-section depth="0" ref="48fd537f5323435cbb28c93e8261394f" title="1  Short title"><a name="48fd537f5323435cbb28c93e8261394f"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc414625400"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act may be cited as the <i>Communications Legislation Amendment (SBS Advertising Flexibility and Other Measures) Act 2015</i>.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="baeb799d19514e8facc872c5afcfdd1c" title="2  Commencement"><a name="baeb799d19514e8facc872c5afcfdd1c"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc414625401"><span class="CharSectno">2</span>  Commencement</a></p> <p class="subsection">              (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.</p> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> <table class="MsoNormalTable" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="474" style="margin-left:5.35pt;border-collapse:collapse;border:none"> <thead> <tr> <td width="474" colspan="3" valign="top" style="width:355.55pt;border-top:solid windowtext 1.5pt; border-left:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;border-right:none; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement information</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 2</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 3</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Provisions</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Date/Details</p> </td> </tr> </thead> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">2.  Schedules 1 to 3</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">3.  Schedule 4</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> </table> <p class="notetext"> 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.</p> <p class="subsection">              (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.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="5b93bd0e69a243bd96564b5dd3273238" title="3  Schedules"><a name="5b93bd0e69a243bd96564b5dd3273238"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc414625402"><span class="CharSectno">3</span>  Schedules</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    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.</p> </opc-section><?DMS-Include seriesId="ad28627b-04f6-44e7-9fcf-c4222b976162"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="a1b469f9-ecf7-4278-a644-5233b66ae5be"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="c4198ac3-ffda-4960-b9b1-d1a8d5146e4e"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="3f2c829b-2464-48da-b6c9-216c8d0d1b2a"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>