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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 02 Dec 2004

Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Amendment Bill 2004
First Reading

Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Amendment Bill 2004
First Reading

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2004

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Amendment Bill 2004

No. , 2004

(Communications, Information Technology and the Arts)

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

Contents

1       Short title 1

2       Commencement 1

3       Schedule(s) 2

Schedule 1--Amendments       3

Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Act 1998       3

Schedule 2--Transitional provisions       4

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 2004.

2 Commencement
       (1) Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

Commencement information

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Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1. Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.


2. Schedules 1 and 2

At the same time as section 6 of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2004 commences.


Note:       This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

       (2) Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

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        Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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

Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Act 1998

1 Section 3 (definition of ACA)

Repeal the definition.

2 Section 3

Insert:

ACMA means the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

3 Subsection 7(1)

Omit "by the ACA", substitute "by the ACMA".

4 Subsection 7(1) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:       Under section 14 of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2004, the Minister may give the ACMA directions in relation to the performance of its functions and the exercise of its powers.

Schedule 2--Transitional provisions

1 Definitions

In this Schedule:

Imposition Act means the Datacasting Charge (Imposition) Act 1998.

transition time means the commencement of this Schedule.

2 Continued effect of amount determinations

A determination made by the ACA under subsection 7(1) of the Imposition Act that was in force immediately before the transition time has effect on and after the transition time as if it had been made by the ACMA under that subsection as amended by Schedule 1 to this Act.