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

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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.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Feb 2011
Second reading moved 24 Feb 2011
Second reading debate 23 Mar 2011
Second reading agreed to 23 Mar 2011
Third reading agreed to 23 Mar 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25 Mar 2011
Second reading moved 25 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 10 May 2011
Second reading agreed to 10 May 2011
Committee of the Whole debate 10 May 2011
Third reading agreed to 10 May 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 10 May 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 36
  • Year: 2011
26 May 2011

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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