Communications Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy portfolio 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
  to give the Australian Communications and Media Authority the discretion to consider late applications for renewals of community broadcasting licences up to the expiry date of the licence. 

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Progress

Senate
12 Mar 2008Introduced and read a first time
12 Mar 2008Second reading moved
17 Mar 2008Second reading debate
17 Mar 2008Second reading agreed to
17 Mar 2008Committee of the Whole debate
17 Mar 2008Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
17 Mar 2008Introduced and read a first time
03 Jun 2008Referred to Main Committee
25 Jun 2008Second reading moved
25 Jun 2008Second reading agreed to
25 Jun 2008Reported from Main Committee
25 Jun 2008Third reading agreed to


03 Jul 2008Assent

Act no.: 72

Year: 2008

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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

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  • 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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