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BROADCASTING SERVICES ACT 1992 - SECT 121B

Definitions

                   In this Part:

"licence area" means a licence area of a commercial television broadcasting licence.

"metropolitan commercial television broadcasting licensee" means a commercial television broadcasting licensee whose licence area is a metropolitan licence area.

"metropolitan licence area" means a licence area in which is situated the General Post Office of the capital city of:

                     (a)  New South Wales; or

                     (b)  Victoria; or

                     (c)  Queensland; or

                     (d)  Western Australia; or

                     (e)  South Australia.

"prime viewing hours" means the hours:

                     (a)  beginning at 6 pm each day or, if another time is prescribed, beginning at that prescribed time each day; and

                     (b)  ending at 10.30 pm on the same day or, if another time is prescribed, ending at that prescribed time on the same day.

"program item" means a television program, but does not include:

                     (a)  advertising or sponsorship matter (whether or not of a commercial kind); or

                     (b)  a news program that:

                              (i)  is not a regularly scheduled news program; and

                             (ii)  is solely or principally about a matter of national significance; or

                     (c)  a program that covers an Olympic Games that is being held at the time the program is transmitted; or

                     (d)  a program that covers a Paralympic Games that is being held at the time the program is transmitted; or

                     (e)  a program that covers a Commonwealth Games that is being held at the time the program is transmitted.

"regional area" means an area that is not part of a metropolitan licence area.

"related body corporate" has the same meaning as in the Corporations Act 2001 .



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