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Broadcasting and Television Amendment Act 1978

  • - C2004A01851
  • No longer in force
Act No. 52 of 1978 as made
An Act to amend the Broadcasting and Television Amendment Act 1977.
Date of Assent 12 Jun 1978
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015
 

BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION AMENDMENT ACT 1978 No. 52, 1978

BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION AMENDMENT ACT 1978 No. 52 of 1978 - SECT. 1.
Short title.

BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION AMENDMENT ACT 1978

No. 52 of 1978

An Act to amend the Broadcasting and Television Amendment Act 1977.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:
Short title
1. This Act may be cited as the Broadcasting and Television Amendment Act 1978.*1*

BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION AMENDMENT ACT 1978 No. 52 of 1978 - SECT. 2.
Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.*1*

BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION AMENDMENT ACT 1978 No. 52 of 1978 - SECT. 3.
Transitional provisions- renewal of licences

3. Section 33 of the Broadcasting and Television Amendment Act 1977*2* is amended by omitting sub-section (11) and substituting the following sub-sections:

''(11) A licence renewed under this section continues in force-

(a) in the case of a licence renewed following the holding of an inquiry into the renewal-for 3 years or such lesser period (being not less than 12 months) as is specified in the licence, but the Tribunal shall not specify a period of less than 3 years unless it is satisfied that the circumstances justify its so doing; or

(b) in any other case-for such period (not exceeding one year) as is specified in the licence.

''(12) Section 119A of the Principal Act as amended by this Act has effect as if-

(a) the reference in paragraph (b) of sub-section (1) of that section to section 86 included a reference to sub-section (10) of this section; and

(b) the reference in paragraph (d) of sub-section (1) of that section to sub-section (2) of section 87 included a reference to paragraph (a) of sub-section (11) of this section.''.
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BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION AMENDMENT ACT 1978 No. 52 of 1978 - NOTES


NOTES
1. Act No. 52, 1978; assented to 12 June 1978.
2. Act No. 160, 1977.