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This instrument amends the Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017 to enable certain members to produce and place content for broadcast on regional community and open narrowcast radio.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 25 Jun 2020
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Parliamentary Business Resources Amendment (Office Expenses No. 2) Regulations 2020

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 25 June 2020

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Mathias Cormann

Minister for Finance

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017                                                                   2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Parliamentary Business Resources Amendment (Office Expenses No. 2) Regulations 2020.

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

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Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

26 June 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 Parliamentary Business Resources Act 2017.

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.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017

1  Section 4

Insert:

regional community radio broadcasting licence means a community radio broadcasting licence (within the meaning of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992) that has a regional licence area.

2  Paragraphs 66(2A)(c) and (d)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (c)  the office expenses are so used by the member in relation to broadcasting services (other than in the Australian Capital Territory) by the licensee of:

                              (i)  a regional commercial radio broadcasting licence; or

                             (ii)  a regional community radio broadcasting licence; or

                            (iii)  a class licence under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 for the provision of an open narrowcasting radio service (within the meaning of that Act); and

                     (d)  one of the following subparagraphs applies:

                              (i)  for a regional commercial radio broadcasting licence—the regional licence area of the regional commercial radio broadcasting licence is, in whole or in part, the same as the area of the electorate which the member represents;

                             (ii)  for a regional community radio broadcasting licence—the regional licence area of the regional community radio broadcasting licence is, in whole or in part, the same as the area of the electorate which the member represents;

                            (iii)  for a licence mentioned in subparagraph (c)(iii)—the coverage area of the open narrowcasting radio service is, in whole or in part, the same as the area of the electorate which the member represents; and