Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
  and
Copyright Act 1968
  in relation to: licensing arrangements for satellite digital television broadcasting services; commercial digital television programming on satellite broadcasting services; conditions on satellite broadcasting service licensees; technical standards for digital transmission and domestic reception of satellite services; content obligations on commercial television broadcasting licensees; regulation of content broadcast on satellite services; conditional access arrangements for satellite services; and access to terrestrially-delivered commercial digital television services in regional and remote areas. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
18 Mar 2010Introduced and read a first time
18 Mar 2010Second reading moved
13 May 2010Second reading debate
13 May 2010Second reading agreed to
13 May 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Jun 2010Introduced and read a first time
15 Jun 2010Second reading moved
24 Jun 2010Second reading debate
24 Jun 2010Second reading agreed to
24 Jun 2010Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 75 Government agreed to
24 Jun 2010Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
24 Jun 2010Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments


24 Jun 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
29 Jun 2010Assent

Act no.: 94

Year: 2010

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

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  • 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

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Schedules of amendments

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