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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 2017 (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 07 Dec 2017
Start Date 05 Dec 2017
End Date 29 Nov 2019

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. 3

Compilation date:                              5 December 2017

Includes amendments up to:            F2017L01569

 

 

 

 

 

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 5 December 2017 (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

 

(1)   The period under subsection 43C(1A) for the holder of a regional commercial radio broadcasting licence listed in column 2 of the table in Schedule 1 is the five week period commencing on the fourth Monday in December.

 

(2)   The period under subsection 43C(1A) for the holder of a regional commercial radio broadcasting licence listed in column 2 of the table in Schedule 2 is the five week period commencing on the third Monday in December.

 

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

 

(1)   The period under subsection 61CD(2) for the holder of a regional commercial radio broadcasting licence listed in column 2 of the table in Schedule 1 is the five week period commencing on the fourth Sunday in December.

 

(2)   The period under subsection 61CD(2) for the holder of a regional commercial radio broadcasting licence listed in column 2 of the table in Schedule 2 is the five week period commencing on the third Sunday in December.

 

6              Recurring periods

The periods specified in sections 4 and 5 are recurring periods.

Note:  A recurring period is the period 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

 

Licences specified for the purposes of subsections 4(1) and 5(1) of this Instrument

 

1.

SL10248 - Bathurst RA1

2.

SL10276 - Bathurst RA1

 

 

SCHEDULE 2

 

Licences specified for the purposes of subsections 4(2) and 5(2) of this Instrument

 

1.

SL4158 – Warragul RA1

2.

SL10387 - Albury RA1

3.

SL4149 - Colac RA1

4.

SL10309 - Colac RA1

5.

SL4152 - Hamilton RA1

6.

SL1150773 - Hamilton RA1

7.

SL4159 - Horsham RA1

8.

SL10308 - Horsham RA1

9.

SL4157 - Sale RA1

10.

SL1150756 - Sale RA1

11.

SL10294 - Swan Hill RA1

12.

SL10380 - Swan Hill RA1

13.

SL4160 - Warrnambool RA1

14.

SL1150778 - Warrnambool RA1

15.

SL1150016 - Atherton RA1

16.

SL150057 – Bundaberg RA1

17.

SL5742 – Cairns RA1

18.

SL1150044 – Cairns RA1

19.

SL10333 – Emerald RA1

20.

SL1150096 – Kingaroy RA1

21.

SL1964 – Mackay RA1

22.

SL1150089 – Mackay RA1

23.

SL1150054 – Maryborough (Qld) RA1

24.

SL1150052– Maryborough (Qld) RA1

25.

SL10226 - Mt Isa RA1

26.

SL1150045 - Rockhampton RA1

27.

SL1150183 - Rockhampton RA1

28.

SL10229 - Roma RA1

29.

SL4174 - Toowoomba/Warwick RA1

30.

SL1150094 - Toowoomba/Warwick RA1

31.

SL4168 - Townsville RA1

32.

SL4185 - Townsville RA1

33.

SL10410 - Coffs Harbour RA1

34.

SL10410 - Coffs Harbour RA1

35.

SL4113 - Gosford RA1

36.

SL5145 - Gosford RA1

37.

SL2161 - Kempsey RA1

38.

SL1150051 - Kempsey RA1

39.

SL10277 - Orange RA1

40.

SL10286 - Orange RA1

41.

SL4136 - Wagga Wagga RA1

42.

SL6446 - Wagga Wagga RA1

43.

SL3864 - Hobart RA1

44.

SL4217 - Hobart RA1

45.

SL10258 - Bendigo RA1

46.

SL10367 - Bendigo RA1

47.

SL10094 - Mildura RA1

48.

SL10096 - Mildura RA1

49.

SL10389 - Shepparton RA1

50.

SL10390 - Shepparton RA1

51.

SL10041 - Albany RA1

52.

SL10401 - Albany RA1

53.

SL10072 - Bridgetown RA1

54.

SL10073 - Bridgetown RA1

55.

SL10320 - Esperance RA1

56.

SL10335 - Esperance RA1

57.

SL10006 - Kalgoorlie RA1

58.

SL10336 - Kalgoorlie RA1

59.

SL10076 - Katanning RA1

60.

SL10400 - Katanning RA1

61.

SL10003 - Merriden RA1

62.

SL10008 - Merriden RA1

63.

SL10079 - Narrogin RA1

64.

SL10385 - Narrogin RA1

65.

SL10045 - Northam RA1

66.

SL10385 - Northam RA1

67.

SL3182 - Gold Coast RA1

68.

SL4173 - Gold Coast RA1

69.

SL10289 - Albury RA1

70.

SL1150011 - Albury RA1

71.

SL10053 - Dubbo RA1

72.

SL4117 - Newcastle RA1

73.

SL4126 - Newcastle RA1

74.

SL10310 - Warragul RA1

75.

SL4132 - Griffith RA1

76.

SL10310 - Griffith RA1

77.

SL4197 - Mt Gambier RA1

78.

SL10312 - Mt Gambier RA1

79.

SL10043 - Bunbury RA1

80.

SL10404 - Bunbury RA1

 

 

 

 


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

 

Broadcasting Services (Regional commercial Radio – Specification of Periods for Subsections 43C(1A) and 61CD(2) Variation Instrument 2017 (No. 1)

4 December 2017

F2017L01569

5 December 2017

 

 

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

s. 4

rs F017L01569

s. 5

rs F017L01569

s. 6

am F017L01569

Note following s. 6

rs F017L01569

Note immediately preceding Sch 1

am F2016L01841

Sch 1

am F2015L01938; F2016L01841; rs F017L01569

Sch 2

am F2015L01938; F2016L01841; rs F017L01569