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This Determination amalgamates the Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV1 licence area with the Mt Isa TV1 licence area so that the Mt Isa TV1 licence area will be treated as a licence area with two commercial television broadcasting services.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Registered 15 Apr 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-May-2009
Tabled Senate12-May-2009

The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Determination under subsection 38B (14) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

Dated    1/4/2009

Chris Chapman
[signed]
Member


Chris Cheah
[signed]
Member

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority


 

 

1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Broadcasting Services (Amalgamated Remote Television Licence Areas – Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV1 and Mt Isa TV1) Determination 2009.

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Definitions

                In this Determination:

ACMA means the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

Act means the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

Licence Area Plan – Remote Central and Eastern Australia Television means the Licence Area Plan – Remote Central and Eastern Australia Television – December 1996, as varied by the following instruments:

(a)                                Licence Area Plan – Remote Central and Eastern Australia Television – Variation – December 1998;

(b)                               Licence Area Plan – Remote Central and Eastern Australia Television – Variation – March 2001; and

(c)                                Licence Area Plan – Remote Central & Eastern Australia Television – Variation – September 2004.

Mt Isa TV1 licence area has the same meaning as in the Licence Area Plan – Remote Central and Eastern Australia Television.

Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV1 licence area has the same meaning as in the Licence Area Plan – Remote Central and Eastern Australia Television.

remote licence area has the same meaning as in clause 2 of Schedule 4 to the Act.

4              Determination – paragraph 38B (14) (b) of the Act

Under paragraph 38B (14) (b) of the Act, ACMA determines that section 38B applies to the two licence areas specified in the Schedule to this Determination as if those two licence areas were one licence area.

 

Note 1: Both licence areas in the Schedule are remote licence areas. The licence area in column A of the Schedule is wholly within the licence area in column B of the Schedule.

 

Note 2:  Subsection 38B (14A) provides that, if a determination is made under paragraph 38B (14) (b) of the Act for remote licence areas, then section 38B applies as if the single licence area referred to in subsection 38B (14) were the licence area that is entirely within the other licence area.         


Schedule           Licence areas to be treated as if they are a single licence area

(section 4)

  

 

 

Column A

Column B

 

Mt Isa TV1 licence area

Remote Central and Eastern Australia TV1 licence area