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A Bill for an Act to amend the Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Act 1998, and for related purposes
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Introduced HR 10 May 2000

Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Amendment Bill 2000
First Reading

1998-1999-2000

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Amendment Bill 2000

No. , 2000

(Communications, Information Technology and the Arts)

A Bill for an Act to amend the Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Act 1998, and for related purposes

ISBN: 0642 435766

Contents

A Bill for an Act to amend the Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Act 1998, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Amendment Act 2000.

2 Commencement This Act commences at the same time as Schedule 6 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

3 Schedule(s) Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1--Amendment of the Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Act 1998

1 Section 3

Insert:

BSA datacasting licence means a datacasting licence under Schedule 6 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

2 Section 3 (definition of datacasting service)

Omit "Schedule 4 to".

3 Section 3

Insert:

designated teletext service has the same meaning as in Schedule 4 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

4 After paragraph 6(d)

Insert:

(da) at least one of those datacasting services:

(i) was provided under the authority of a BSA datacasting licence; and

(ii) was not a designated teletext service; and