Broadcasting Services Amendment (Review of Future Uses of Broadcasting Services Bands Spectrum) 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
  to: extend from 1 January 2012 to 1 January 2013 the review relating to the allocation of one or more additional commercial television broadcast licences (“the sixth channel review”); and expand the scope of this and any subsequent review. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
02 Nov 2011Introduced and read a first time
02 Nov 2011Second reading moved
21 Nov 2011Referred to Main Committee
22 Nov 2011Second reading debate
22 Nov 2011Second reading agreed to
23 Nov 2011Reported from Main Committee
23 Nov 2011Third reading agreed to
Senate
24 Nov 2011Introduced and read a first time
24 Nov 2011Second reading moved
24 Nov 2011Second reading agreed to
24 Nov 2011Third reading agreed to


24 Nov 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
05 Dec 2011Assent

Act no.: 177

Year: 2011

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