Title Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Media Reform) Bill 2016
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title a Bill for an Act to amend the [itals]Broadcasting Services Act 1992[eitals], and for other purposes
Date 01-09-2016 10:57 AM
Source House of Reps
Parl No. 45
Bill Number 80/16
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Communications and the Arts
Reps Bill Code O
Status Not Proceeding
System Id legislation/bills/r5674_first-reps/0000


Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Media Reform) Bill 2016
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session">2016</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">Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Media Reform) Bill 2016</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2016</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Portfolio">(Communications and the Arts)</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT">A Bill for an Act to amend the <i>Broadcasting Services Act 1992</i>, and for other 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—Abolition of the 75% audience reach rule<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">Broadcasting Services Act 1992<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—Abolition of the 2 out of 3 cross‑media control rule<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">Broadcasting Services Act 1992<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—Local programming requirements for regional commercial television broadcasting licensees<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-weight:normal">                                                                                                                             </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">6</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 1—New local programming requirements<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                               </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">6</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting Services Act 1992<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                              </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">6</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 2—Abolition of old local programming requirements<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                     </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">16</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting Services Act 1992<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                            </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">16</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 the <i>Broadcasting Services Act 1992</i>, and for other 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="15930f5e2d9f44ff8c739c21f2e838e1" title="1  Short title"><a name="15930f5e2d9f44ff8c739c21f2e838e1"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc459726864"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act is the <i>Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Media Reform) Act 2016.</i></p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="a38775e3557240be99292a323a4d0a2d" title="2  Commencement"><a name="a38775e3557240be99292a323a4d0a2d"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc459726865"><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 and 2</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 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">3.  Schedule 3, Part 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="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">4.  Schedule 3, Part 2</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 day after the end of the period of 6 months beginning on 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 1.5pt; 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="433d721242a34607a5f62de105710a32" title="3  Schedules"><a name="433d721242a34607a5f62de105710a32"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc459726866"><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="ca607131-4d79-49b4-94e1-60a3fceed91d"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="0273dd7b-5c61-43b6-869e-1aff39e646e4"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="f2a8d2c5-a04f-468f-a883-68c94caecdff"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>