Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
  to delay the commencement date for high definition television programming obligations on commercial television broadcasting licensees and national broadcasters in mainland State capitals until 1 July 2003. 

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Progress

Senate
25 Sep 2002Introduced and read a first time
25 Sep 2002Second reading moved
14 Nov 2002Second reading amendment agreed to

Details: 1 Opposition agreed to
14 Nov 2002Third reading agreed to
14 Nov 2002Second reading agreed to
House of Representatives
05 Dec 2002Introduced and read a first time
05 Dec 2002Second reading agreed to
05 Dec 2002Third reading agreed to


10 Dec 2002Assent

Act no.: 126

Year: 2002

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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.
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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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