Second Reading Speeches

Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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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.