Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the:
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
and
Radiocommunications Act 1992
to provide for new licensing arrangements for community television services;
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
in relation to licensing arrangements for community broadcasting; and
Broadcasting Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992
to repeal the remaining provisions of the
Broadcasting Act 1942
dealing with political advertisements which the High Court held invalid. Also contains saving, application and transitional provisions.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23 Oct 2002
Second reading moved 23 Oct 2002
Second reading agreed to 13 Nov 2002
Third reading agreed to 13 Nov 2002
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14 Nov 2002
Second reading moved 14 Nov 2002
Second reading agreed to 14 Nov 2002
Third reading agreed to 14 Nov 2002
Assent
  • Act no.: 120
  • Year: 2002
02 Dec 2002

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

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