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
Introduced and read a first time 12 Mar 2008
Second reading moved 12 Mar 2008
Second reading debate 17 Mar 2008
Second reading agreed to 17 Mar 2008
Committee of the Whole debate 17 Mar 2008
Third reading agreed to 17 Mar 2008
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17 Mar 2008
Referred to Main Committee 03 Jun 2008
Second reading moved 25 Jun 2008
Second reading agreed to 25 Jun 2008
Reported from Main Committee 25 Jun 2008
Third reading agreed to 25 Jun 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 72
  • Year: 2008
03 Jul 2008

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes

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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

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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