Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Dividend and Other Measures) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
  and
Radiocommunications Act 1992
  to provide the Australian Communications and Media Authority with planning and enforcement powers for the implementation of the re-stack of digital television channels and the realisation of digital dividend spectrum; and
Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
,
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
,
Copyright Act 1968
  and
Radiocommunications Act 1992
  in relation to: the operation of the digital television services provided by the satellite service licensed under section 38C of the
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
; and other digital television matters. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
24 Feb 2011Introduced and read a first time
24 Feb 2011Second reading moved
23 Mar 2011Second reading debate
23 Mar 2011Second reading agreed to
23 Mar 2011Third reading agreed to
Senate
25 Mar 2011Introduced and read a first time
25 Mar 2011Second reading moved
10 May 2011Second reading debate
10 May 2011Second reading agreed to
10 May 2011Committee of the Whole debate
10 May 2011Third reading agreed to


10 May 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
26 May 2011Assent

Act no.: 36

Year: 2011

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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