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Meteorology Amendment (Online Advertising) Act 2014

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Act No. 102 of 2014 as made
An Act to amend the Meteorology Act 1955, and for related purposes
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Originating Bill: Meteorology Amendment (Online Advertising) Bill 2014
Registered 16 Sep 2014
Date of Assent 11 Sep 2014
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Meteorology Amendment (Online Advertising) Act 2014

 

No. 102, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Meteorology Act 1955, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Part 1—General amendments                                                                                   3

Meteorology Act 1955                                                                                                3

Part 2—Technical amendments                                                                                4

Meteorology Act 1955                                                                                                4

 


 

 

Meteorology Amendment (Online Advertising) Act 2014

No. 102, 2014

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Meteorology Act 1955, and for related purposes

[Assented to 11 September 2014]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Meteorology Amendment (Online Advertising) Act 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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

Part 1General amendments

Meteorology Act 1955

1  After section 7

Insert:

7A  Advertising

             (1)  The Bureau may include advertising on, in or in connection with any of its services.

             (2)  The Director must develop and publish guidelines relating to advertising.

             (3)  Guidelines made under subsection (2) are not a legislative instrument.

2  Section 8

After “advice,”, insert “services,”.

3  Validation

To avoid doubt, any act or thing done in connection with the inclusion of advertising on any of the Bureau’s services before the commencement of this item is, and is taken always to have been, as valid as that act or thing would have been if the act or thing had been done after the commencement of this item.

Part 2Technical amendments

Meteorology Act 1955

4  Subsection 4(2)

Omit “shall”.

5  Subsection 4(2)

Omit “cease”, substitute “ceases”.

6  Subsection 5(1)

Omit “shall”, substitute “is to”.

7  Subsection 5(2)

Omit “shall” (first occurring), substitute “is to”.

8  Subsection 5(2)

Omit “shall” (last occurring), substitute “will”.

9  Subsection 6(2)

Omit “shall”, substitute “must”.

10  At the end of paragraph 6(2)(a)

Add “and”.

11  At the end of paragraphs 7(1)(a) and (b)

Add “and”.

12  Subsection 7(2)

Omit “the last preceding subsection”, substitute “subsection (1)”.


 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 25 June 2014

Senate on 17 July 2014]

(157/14)