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This instrument provides for specified community radio broadcasting licence areas to be taken, for the purposes of various statutory provisions concerned with digital radio, to be the same as a specified commercial radio broadcasting licence area. The effect of this deeming is that the relevant community radio broadcasting licensee becomes eligible to provide digital radio broadcasting services.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Registered 04 Dec 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR05-Dec-2017
Tabled Senate06-Dec-2017

 

Broadcasting Services (Deemed Digital Radio Licence Areas) Determination 2017

 

The Australian Communications and Media Authority makes the following Determination under subsection 8AD(3) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

Dated: 1 December 2017

Nerida O’Loughlin

[signed]

Member

 

James Cameron

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

 

 

 


 

1                 Name

                   This is the Broadcasting Services (Deemed Digital Radio Licence Areas) Determination 2017.

2                 Commencement

                   This instrument commences at the start of the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

Note:    The Federal Register of Legislation may be accessed at www.legislation.gov.au.

3                 Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 8AD(3) of the Act.

4                 Repeal of the Broadcasting Services (Deemed Digital Radio Licence Areas) Determination 2007

                   The Broadcasting Services (Deemed Digital Radio Licence Areas) Determination 2007 (Registration No. F2007L04381) is repealed.

5                 Definitions

                   In this instrument Act means the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

6                 Deemed licence areas

(1)   For the purposes of the provisions mentioned in paragraphs 8AD(3)(a) to (c) of the Act and the application of the provisions and laws mentioned in paragraph 8AD(3)(d) of the Act to digital community radio broadcasting services, a licence area of a community radio broadcasting licence mentioned in an item in the Schedule is taken to be the same as the licence area of the commercial radio broadcasting licence mentioned in that item.

(2)   The licence area of a commercial radio broadcasting licence mentioned in column 3 of the Schedule may be identified using the information in column 4 of the Schedule.


 

 

7                 References to legislative instruments

                   In this instrument, unless the contrary intention appears a reference to any other legislative instrument is a reference to that other legislative instrument as in force from time to time.

                         

Note 1:       For references to Commonwealth Acts, see section 10 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901; and see also subsection 13(1) of the Legislation Act 2003 for the application of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 to legislative instruments.

Note 2:       All Commonwealth Acts and legislative instruments are registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

 

 


 

Schedule (section 6)

 

Item

Community Radio Broadcasting Licence Area

Commercial Radio Broadcasting Licence Area

Information

1

NSW Community RA1

Sydney RA1

The licence area for Sydney RA1 is at Attachment 1.1 to the Licence Area Plan – Sydney Radio (F2005B00628)

2

Victorian Community RA1

Melbourne RA1

The licence area for Melbourne RA1 is at Attachment 1.1 to the Licence Area Plan – Melbourne Radio (F2005B00815)

3

Darwin RA2

Darwin RA1

The licence area for Darwin RA1 is at Attachment 2.1 to the Licence Area Plan – Darwin Radio (F2005B00950)

4

Darwin RA3

Darwin RA1

The licence area for Darwin RA1 is at Attachment 2.1 to the Licence Area Plan – Darwin Radio (F2005B00950)

5

Canberra RA2

Canberra RA1

The licence area for Canberra RA1 is at Attachment 1.1 to the Licence Area Plan – Canberra Radio (F2005B00672)

Note   The letters and numbers included in parentheses following each legislative instrument mentioned in column 4 refer to the Federal Register of Legislation unique identifier for that legislative instrument.