Broadcasting Services Amendment (Anti-siphoning) Bill 2012 [2013]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Ditigal Economy 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
  in relation to free-to-air television coverage of anti-siphoning events to: restrict the acquisition of rights to televise anti-siphoning events by subscription television licensees; restrict the conferral of online coverage rights on content service providers; impose coverage obligations on free-to-air broadcasting (anti-hoarding rules); impose notification requirements concerning the acquisition and cessation of rights to televise anti-siphoning events, or entitlements to confer such rights, on commercial television broadcasting licensees, national broadcasters and their program suppliers; and require the minister to cause a review of anti-siphoning before 31 December 2014. 

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Senate
22 Mar 2012Introduced and read a first time
22 Mar 2012Second reading moved
12 Sep 2012Second reading debate
12 Nov 2013Lapsed at end of Parliament

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