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A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983, and for related purposes
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Registered 05 Apr 2006
Introduced Senate 29 Mar 2006
Table of contents.

2004-2005-2006

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment Bill 2006

 

No.      , 2006

 

(Communications, Information Technology and the Arts)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983                                                  3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment Act 2006.

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

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

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.  Schedule 1

The later of:

(a) 15 June 2006; and

(b) the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

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 1Amendments

  

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983

1  At the end of paragraph 12(1)(a)

Add “and”.

2  Paragraph 12(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

3  Subsection 12(4)

Omit “or staff-elected Director”.

4  Subsection 12(4A)

Repeal the subsection.

5  Sections 13A and 13B

Repeal the sections.

6  Subsection 17(1A)

Repeal the subsection.

7  At the end of subparagraph 18(2)(a)(ii)

Add “or”.

8  Paragraph 18(2)(aa)

Repeal the paragraph.

9  Subsection 18(3)

Repeal the subsection.

10  Subsection 21(7)

Repeal the subsection.

11  Cessation of staff-elected Director and deputy

(1)        Any person who is the staff-elected Director immediately before the commencement of item 2 of this Schedule ceases, by force of this subitem, to be a member of the Board on the commencement of that item.

(2)        Any person who is the deputy of the staff-elected Director immediately before the commencement of item 5 of this Schedule ceases, by force of this subitem, to be the deputy of the staff-elected Director on the commencement of that item.