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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 2016 (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 06 Dec 2016
Start Date 01 Dec 2016
End Date 04 Dec 2017

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

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

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

Compilation No. 2

Compilation date:                              1 December 2016

Includes amendments up to:            F2016L01841

 

 

 

 

 

Prepared by the Australian Communications and Media Authority, Melbourne


 

About this compilation

 

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Broadcasting Services (Regional Commercial Radio — Specification of Periods for Subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2)) Instrument 2012 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 1 December 2016 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law.  Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au).  The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes.  For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Federal Register of Legislation for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law.  Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified.  For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Federal Register of Legislation for the compiled law.

Self-repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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 are registered on the Federal Register of Legislation which may be accessed at www.legislation.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

4

SL10387 - Albury RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

5

SL4149 - Colac RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

6

SL10309 - Colac RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

7

SL4152 - Hamilton RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

8

SL1150773 - Hamilton RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

9

SL4159 - Horsham RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

10

SL10308 - Horsham RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

11

SL4157 - Sale RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

13

SL1150756 - Sale RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

14

SL10294 - Swan Hill RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

15

SL10380 - Swan Hill RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

16

SL4160 - Warrnambool RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Monday in December

17

SL1150778 - Warrnambool 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

4

SL10387 - Albury RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

5

SL4149 - Colac RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

6

SL10309 - Colac RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

7

SL4152 - Hamilton RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

8

SL1150773 - Hamilton RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

9

SL4159 - Horsham RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

10

SL10308 - Horsham RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

11

SL4157 - Sale RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

13

SL1150756 - Sale RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

14

SL10294 - Swan Hill RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

15

SL10380 - Swan Hill RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

16

SL4160 - Warrnambool RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

17

SL1150778 - Warrnambool RA1

Five-week period starting on the third Sunday in December

 

 


Endnotes

Endnote 1 – About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

Endnote 2 (Abbreviation key) sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Endnote 3 (Legislation history) provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law.  The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

Endnote 4 (Amendment history) provides information about the amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level and includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law. 

It also includes information about any misdescribed amendment (that is, an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made).  If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.  If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

ad = added or inserted

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

 

rep = repealed

am = amended

   cannot be given effect

 

rs = repealed and substituted

amdt = amendment

mod = modified/modification

 

Sch = Schedule(s)

c = clause(s)

No. = Number(s)

 

 

Ch = Chapter(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

 

 

def = definition(s)

   /sub‑subparagraph(s)

 

 

Dict = Dictionary

Pt = Part(s)

 

 

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

 

 

Div = Division(s)

rep = repealed

 

 

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have effect

rs = repealed and substituted

 

 

F = Federal Register of Legislation

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

 

 

gaz = gazette

Sch = Schedule(s)

 

 

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

 

 

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

underlining = whole or part not

 

 

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given effect

   commenced or to be commenced

 

 

 


 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Name

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and 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  F2015L01938

5 December 2015

 

Broadcasting Services (Regional commercial Radio – Specification of Periods for Subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2) Variation Instrument 2016 (No. 1)

30 November 2016

F2016L01841

1 December 2016

 

 

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Note immediately preceding Sch 1

am F2016L01841

Sch 1

am F2015L01938; F2016L01841

Sch 2

am F2015L01938; F2016L01841