Broadcasting Services Amendment (Subscription Television Drama and Community Broadcasting Licences) Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
to: increase flexibility in the operation of the 10 per cent requirement for new spending on drama on subscription television; and allow the Australian Communications and Media Authority to approve the transfer of a community broadcasting licence to another person who represents the same community interest.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 01 Mar 2006
Second reading moved 01 Mar 2006
Second reading agreed to 15 Jun 2006
Third reading agreed to 15 Jun 2006
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19 Jun 2006
Second reading moved 20 Jun 2006
Second reading agreed to 20 Jun 2006
Third reading agreed to 20 Jun 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 71
  • Year: 2006
23 Jun 2006

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

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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