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Specifications as amended, taking into account amendments up to Broadcasting Services (Regional Commercial Radio — Specification of Periods for Subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2)) Variation Instrument 2015 (No. 1)
This instrument specifies five week exemption periods for the licensee of two regional commercial radio broadcasting licences during which the licensee is exempted from the obligation to broadcast specified amounts of ‘material of local significance’ and to comply with the minimum service standards for local news and information. The five week periods for which the licensee is exempted from each of those obligations commence and finish on dates later than those specified in the Act.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Registered 14 Jan 2016
Start Date 05 Dec 2015
End Date 30 Nov 2016

Broadcasting Services (Regional Commercial Radio — Specification of Periods for Subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2)) Instrument 2012

as amended

made under subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2) of the

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

This compilation was prepared on 17 December 2015 taking into account amendments up to the Broadcasting Services (Regional Commercial Radio – Specification of Periods for Subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2) Variation Instrument 2015 (No. 1).

Prepared by the Australian Communications and Media Authority

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

1              Name of Instrument

                This Instrument is the Broadcasting Services (Regional Commercial Radio — Specification of Periods for Subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2)) Instrument 2012.

2              Commencement

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

3              Definitions

                In this Instrument:

Act means the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

regional commercial radio broadcasting licence means a commercial radio broadcasting licence that has a regional licence area.

Note: The following term used in this Instrument is defined in the Act and has the same meaning as in that Act: regional licence area.

4              Periods under subsection 43C(1A) of the Act for specified licensees

The period under subsection 43C(1A) for the holder of the regional commercial radio broadcasting licence listed in column 2 of  Schedule 1 is the period specified in column 3 of Schedule 1.

5              Periods under subsection 61CD(2) of the Act for specified licensees

The period under subsection 61CD(2) for the holder of the regional commercial radio broadcasting licence listed in column 2 of Schedule 2 is the period specified in column 3 of Schedule 2. 

6              Recurring periods

The periods specified in sections 4 and 5 of this Instrument are recurring periods.

Note  A recurring period is the period specified in column 3 of Schedule 1 or Schedule 2 and occurring at the same time every twelve months.   

Note

          All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.


 

 

SCHEDULE 1

 

Periods under subsection 43C(1A) of the Act for licensees

 

Column 1

(Item)

 

Column 2

(Service Licence number and radio licence area)

Column 3

(Period)

 

1

SL10248 - Bathurst RA1

Five-week period starting on the fourth Monday in December

2

SL10276 - Bathurst RA1

Five-week period starting on the fourth Monday  in December

3

SL4158 - Warragul RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

 


 

SCHEDULE 2

 

Periods under subsection 61CD(2) of the Act for licensees

 

Column 1

(Item)

 

Column 2

(Service Licence number and radio licence area)

Column 3

(Period)

 

1

SL10248 - Bathurst RA1

Five-week period starting on the fourth Sunday in December

2

SL10276 - Bathurst RA1

Five-week period starting on the fourth Sunday in December

3

SL4158 - Warragul RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

 

 


 

Notes to the Broadcasting Services (Regional Commercial Radio – Specification of Periods for Subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2)) Instrument 2012

Note 1

The Broadcasting Services (Regional Commercial Radio – Specification of Periods for Subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2)) Instrument 2012  (in force under subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992) as shown in this compilation is amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Instruments

Title

Date of FRLI registration

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

 

Broadcasting Services (Regional commercial Radio – Specification of Periods for Subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2) Variation Instrument 2015 (No. 1)

 

4 December 2015 (see F2015L01938)

5 December 2015

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Table of Amendments

 

ad. = added or inserted          am. = amended          rep. = repealed         rs. = repealed and substituted

 

Provision affected

How affected

Schedule 1..........................................................................................

am. 2015 No.1

 

 

Schedule 2..........................................................................................

am. 2015 No.1