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  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002 [No. 2]

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    Date
    05 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to repeal provisions that restrict foreign ownership of commercial television and subscription television interests; and allow the Australian Broadcasting Authority to grant cross-media exemption certificates on application, provided certain requirements and conditions are met. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • A Better Future for Our Kids Bill 2003

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    Date
    26 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Nicola ROXON MP 

    Bill

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2002 [2003]

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    Date
    11 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: change the high-definition television (HDTV) quota from a weekly to an annual quota; clarify the requirements for program content to be counted towards the HDTV quota; allow advertising and promotional material to count towards the quota; and delay the commencement date for the statutory review of HDTV quota arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002

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    Date
    23 Oct 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to provide for new licensing arrangements for community television services;
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    in relation to licensing arrangements for community broadcasting; and
    Broadcasting Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992
    to repeal the remaining provisions of the
    Broadcasting Act 1942
    dealing with political advertisements which the High Court held invalid. Also contains saving, application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

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    Date
    25 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    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. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997
    to close a loophole by imposing the realisations charge and the interest charge on amounts received by all persons (not only trustees) who are controlling trustees; and
    Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Amendment Act 2001
    to provide for commencement of the Act (as the existing commencement provision is tied to commencement of the Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2001 which lapsed last Parliament). Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to make changes to bankruptcy law and practice aimed at ensuring that the interests of debtors and creditors are better balanced, particularly in relation to: early discharge arrangements; effective sanctions on uncooperative bankrupts; and administration of bankruptcies by trustees. Also makes technical and machinery amendments and contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to repeal provisions that restrict foreign ownership of commercial television and subscription television interests; and allow the Australian Broadcasting Authority to grant cross-media exemption certificates on application, provided certain requirements and conditions are met. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Border Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    12 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the
    Customs Act 1901
    in relation to: monitoring and enforcement of security requirements at Australian borders; provision of certain information to Customs in relation to: people working in restricted areas or issued with security identification cards; and goods in-transit; examination and seizure of in-transit goods; electronic reporting of all mail cargo as part of a cargo report; access to airline computer reservation systems; authorisation of Customs officers; issue and use of firearms and personal defence equipment by Customs officers; powers of arrest in relation to assault or obstruction of Customs officers; and forfeiture of undeclared dutiable goods found in unaccompanied baggage;
    Customs Act 1901
    ,
    Migration Act 1958
    ,
    Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001
    and
    Evidence Act 1995
    in relation to electronic reports to Customs and the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs in relation to passengers and crew;
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to allow the Australian Fisheries Management Authority to disclose vessel monitoring information to Customs; and
    Customs Administration Act 1985
    to include the Australian Bureau of Criminal Intelligence as a Commonwealth agency. Also includes savings provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Border Protection (Validation and Enforcement Powers) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Sep 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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