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A Bill for an Act to amend the Meteorology Act 1955, and for related purposes
Administered by: Environment
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Registered 26 Jun 2014
Introduced HR 25 Jun 2014
Table of contents.

2013‑2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Meteorology Amendment (Online Advertising) Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Environment)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Meteorology Act 1955, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Meteorology Act 1955, and for related purposes

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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