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A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to the duties of the Board of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and for other purposes
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
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Registered 19 Oct 2017
Introduced Senate 18 Oct 2017
Table of contents.

2016‑2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Fair and Balanced) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Communications and the Arts)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to the duties of the Board of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and for other purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Duties of the Board of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation 3

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983                                                  3

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to the duties of the Board of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Fair and Balanced) Act 2017.

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

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedules

                   Legislation 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 1Duties of the Board of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

  

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983

1  Paragraph 8(1)(c)

After “information is”, insert “fair, balanced,”.