Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002 [No. 2]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to repeal provisions that restrict foreign ownership of commercial television and subscription television interests; and allow the Australian Broadcasting Authority to grant cross-media exemption certificates on application, provided certain requirements and conditions are met.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05 Nov 2003
Second reading moved 05 Nov 2003
Second reading agreed to 01 Dec 2003
Third reading agreed to 01 Dec 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02 Dec 2003
Second reading moved 02 Dec 2003
Lapsed at end of Parliament 16 Nov 2004

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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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