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These regulations prescribe 'daytime hours' for the purposes of section 43C of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992, and 'prime-time hours' for the purposes of Division 5C of Part 5 of the Act.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Registered 11 Aug 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Aug-2017
Tabled Senate15-Aug-2017
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Broadcasting Services (Hours of Local Content) Regulations 2017

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 10 August 2017

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Mitch Fifield

Minister for Communications

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

6............ Prescribed daytime hours.............................................................................................. 1

7............ Prescribed prime‑time hours.......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       3

Broadcasting Services (Hours of Local Content) Regulations 2007                                           3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Broadcasting Services (Hours of Local Content) Regulations 2017.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

12 August 2017

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

5  Definitions

                   In these Regulations:

Act means the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

6  Prescribed daytime hours

             (1)  For the purposes of paragraph (a) of the definition of daytime hours in subsection 43C(8) of the Act, 5 am is prescribed.

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of daytime hours in subsection 43C(8) of the Act, 8 pm is prescribed.

7  Prescribed prime‑time hours

             (1)  For the purposes of paragraph (a) of the definition of prime‑time hours in section 61CA of the Act, 5 am is prescribed.

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of prime‑time hours in section 61CA of the Act, 8 pm is prescribed.


Schedule 1Repeals

  

Broadcasting Services (Hours of Local Content) Regulations 2007

1  The whole of the Regulations

Repeal the Regulations.