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Radio Licence Fees Amendment Act 1997

  • - C2004A05235
  • No longer in force
Act No. 142 of 1997 as made
An Act to amend the Radio Licence Fees Act 1964
Administered by: Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Date of Assent 08 Oct 1997
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

RADIO LICENCE FEES AMENDMENT ACT 1997 No. 142, 1997

Making Information - Assented to 8 October 1997

RADIO LICENCE FEES AMENDMENT ACT 1997 No. 142, 1997 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE OF PROVISIONS Contents 1 Short title 2 Commencement 3 Schedule(s) Schedule 1-Amendment of the Radio Licence Fees Act 1964

RADIO LICENCE FEES AMENDMENT ACT 1997 No. 142, 1997 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the Radio Licence Fees Act 1964

RADIO LICENCE FEES AMENDMENT ACT 1997 No. 142, 1997 - SECT 1 1 Short title

This Act may be cited as the Radio Licence Fees Amendment Act 1997.

RADIO LICENCE FEES AMENDMENT ACT 1997 No. 142, 1997 - SECT 2 2 Commencement

(1) Subject to subsection (2), sections 1, 2 and 3, and the items of Schedule 1 other than item 4, commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.


(2) Item 4 of Schedule 1 is taken to have commenced on 5 October 1992.

RADIO LICENCE FEES AMENDMENT ACT 1997 No. 142, 1997 - SECT 3 3 Schedule(s)

Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

RADIO LICENCE FEES AMENDMENT ACT 1997 No. 142, 1997 - SCHEDULE 1

Schedule 1-Amendment of the Radio Licence Fees Act 1964 1 Subsection 4(1) Insert: ABA means the Australian Broadcasting Authority established by the Broadcasting Services Act 1992. 2 Subsection 4(1) (definition of FM access fee) Repeal the definition. 3 Subsection 4(1) (definition of gross earnings) Omit "pursuant to", substitute "by the service provided under". 4 Subsection 4(1) (definition of licence) Omit "5(1)(b)", substitute "5(1)(a)". 5 Subsection 4(1) (definition of licence) Repeal the definition, substitute: licence means: (a) a commercial radio broadcasting licence referred to in paragraph 5(1)(a), (d) or (f) of the Transitional Provisions Act; or (b) a commercial radio broadcasting licence allocated or renewed, whether before, on or after the commencement of this definition, under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992. 6 Section 5 Omit "his", substitute "the". 7 Subsection 6(1) Repeal the subsection. 8 Paragraph 6(3)(b) Repeal the paragraph, substitute: (b) had, before the day on which the Radio Licence Fees Amendment Act 1997 received the Royal Assent, in accordance with subsection 123(2) of the Broadcasting Act 1942 as applied by section 22 of the Transitional Provisions Act; or (c) has, on or after the day on which the Radio Licence Fees Amendment Act 1997 received the Royal Assent, in accordance with subsection 205B(2) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992; 9 Sections 6B, 6BA and 6C Repeal the sections. 10 Section 7 Omit "Minister" (wherever occurring), substitute "ABA".


[Minister's second reading speech made in- House of Representatives on 19 March 1997 Senate on 15 May 1997]