Radiocommunications Amendment Bill 2010

Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Originating house
House of Representatives
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Amends the Radiocommunications Act 1992 in relation to: the commencement timeframe of spectrum licence re-issue processes by the Australian Communications Media Authority; the coexistence of class licences and spectrum licences; certain determinations not being subject to disallowance; and ministerial spectrum access charge directions.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30 Sep 2010
Second reading moved 30 Sep 2010
Second reading debate 28 Oct 2010
Third reading agreed to 28 Oct 2010
Introduced and read a first time 15 Nov 2010
Second reading moved 15 Nov 2010
Second reading debate 26 Nov 2010
Second reading agreed to 26 Nov 2010
Third reading agreed to 26 Nov 2010
Text of bill as passed both Houses 26 Nov 2010
  • Act no.: 146
  • Year: 2010
16 Dec 2010

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Bills digest


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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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

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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