The ACMA received two submissions to this consultation. These can be access via the right hand index under 'Other submissions received'.
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The ACMA is consulting on a proposal to:
- revoke and remake the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 – Determination of Class Licences (01/10/1992) (the Determination of Class Licences)
- allow the Broadcasting Services (Additional Conditions – Open Narrowcasting Radio Services) Notice 2002 (the Additional Conditions - Open Narrowcasting Radio Services Notice) to be repealed automatically without remaking the instrument.
The Determination of Class Licences will sunset on 1 October 2017 unless it is revoked and remade before this date. The ACMA proposes to remake the legislative instrument without any significant changes before 1 October 2017 so that its ongoing effect is preserved.
In addition, the ACMA is proposing to allow the Additional Conditions – Open Narrowcasting Radio Services Notice to sunset, that is, be repealed automatically without remaking it. The Notice is due to sunset on 1 April 2017. For the reasons set out in the consultation paper, the ACMA considers it appropriate that it be allowed to do so.
Issue for comment
Opportunity to provide feedback
The ACMA welcomes comment from interested stakeholders on the two proposals in the consultation paper.