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Approval of Form of Record

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This instrument prescribes that the Australian Communications and Media Authority approves the form of records to be made of matter relating to a political subject or current affairs.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Registered 20 Dec 2019

 

 

BROADCASTING SERVICES ACT 1992

 

APPROVAL OF FORM OF RECORD

 

For the purposes of subclause 5(2) of Schedule 2 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992, the ACMA approves the following form of records to be made of matter relating to a political subject or current affairs, being matter that is in the form of news, an address, a statement, a commentary or a discussion:

1.      in relation to a matter broadcast on radio – the broadcaster must cause the record to be made in the form of a digital record of the sounds of the actual broadcast; and

2.      in relation to a matter broadcast on television – the broadcaster must cause the record to be made in the form of a digital record of the images and sounds of the actual broadcast.

The digital record must be in such form that:

(a)    a copy may be made available to the ACMA as either:

                                i.            an attachment to an email;

                              ii.            on a portable storage device;

                            iii.            on an external hard drive, or

                            iv.            by a secure file transfer application; and

(b)   any audio or visual components of the record are audible or viewable (as the case may be).

 

_____[signed]______________

Signature of Executive Manager

 

_____Rochelle Zurnamer_____

Name (Please Print)                          

 

Dated this _20th____ day of __December_ 2019.