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This instrument determines that two specified areas within the Northern New South Wales TV1 licence area are to become digital-only local market areas from a specified time.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Made 16 Feb 2012
Registered 21 Feb 2012
Tabled HR 27 Feb 2012
Tabled Senate 27 Feb 2012
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2015
Repealed by Other
Repealing Comments Enabling provision repealed by Schedule 2, item 99 of the Broadcasting and Other Legislation Amendment (Deregulation) Act 2015.

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

 

Broadcasting Services (Digital-Only Local Market Areas for Northern New South Wales TV1) Determination (No. 1) 2012

 

 

 

I, STEPHEN MICHAEL CONROY, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, make the following Determination under subclause 5F(1) of Schedule 4 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

 

 

Dated 16 February 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEPHEN CONROY

Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

 

 

 

1.         Name of Determination

 

This Determination is the Broadcasting Services (Digital-Only Local Market Areas for Northern New South Wales TV1) Determination (No. 1) 2012.

 

2.         Commencement

 

This Determination commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

3.         Definitions

 

In this Determination:

 

ACMA means the Australian Communications and Media Authority;

 

digital-only local market area has the same meaning given by clause 5F of Schedule 4 to the Act;

 

local market area has the same meaning given by clause 5F of Schedule 4 to the Act;

 

Brisbane TV1 licence area is the area determined by the ACMA in the Licence Area Plan Brisbane Analog Television made under subsection 26(1) of the Act;

 

Northern New South Wales TV1 licence area is the area determined by the ACMA in the Licence Area Plan Northern NSW Analog Television made under subsection 26(1) of the Act;

 

Sydney TV1 licence area is the area determined by the ACMA in the Licence Area Plan Sydney Analog Television made under subsection 26(1) of the Act; and

 

the Act means the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

 

4.         Determination

 

4.1       For the purposes of Schedule 4 to the Act, the following areas are local market areas:

 

(a)     the Northern New South Wales TV1 licence area except for the areas that overlap with the Brisbane TV1 licence area and the Sydney TV1 licence area; and

 

(b)     the area within the Northern New South Wales TV1 licence area that overlaps with the Brisbane TV1 licence area.

 

4.2       For the purposes of Schedule 4 to the Act:

 

(a)     the local market area specified under paragraph 4.1(a) is to become a digital-only local market area from and including 27 November 2012; and

 

(b)     the local market area specified under paragraph 4.1(b) is to become a digital-only local market area from and including 30 June 2013.