Communications Legislation Amendment (Online Content Services and Other Measures) Bill 2017

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications and the Arts
Originating house
Senate
Status
Assent
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the: Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to: enable the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to make online content service provider rules which impose gambling promotions restrictions on online content service providers; and provide the ACMA with the power to determine program standards about gambling promotional content which apply to certain broadcasters and subscriptions providers; Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005 to: require the ACMA to monitor compliance with online content service provider rules; and enable the ACMA to delegate the power to issues certain notices; and Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015 to make consequential amendments.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 06 Dec 2017
Second reading debate 06 Dec 2017
Second reading debate 26 Mar 2018
Second reading agreed to 26 Mar 2018
Committee of the Whole debate 26 Mar 2018
Committee of the Whole debate 27 Mar 2018
Third reading agreed to 27 Mar 2018
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27 Mar 2018
Second reading moved 28 Mar 2018
Second reading debate 28 Mar 2018
Second reading agreed to 28 Mar 2018
Third reading agreed to 28 Mar 2018
Finally passed both Houses 28 Mar 2018
Assent
  • Act no: 28
  • Year: 2018
11 Apr 2018

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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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

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