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BROADCASTING SERVICES ACT 1992 - SECT 171

Minister may direct ACMA to conduct an investigation

             (1)  The Minister may direct the ACMA in writing to investigate any matter with respect to which the Parliament is given power to make laws by paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution.

             (2)  Without limiting subsection (1), the Minister may direct the ACMA to investigate:

                     (a)  any matter that the Minister is satisfied should be investigated in the interests of the due administration of this Act; or

                     (b)  any matter relating to the future regulation or operation of a carriage service or a content service.

             (3)  In this section:

"carriage service" has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications Act 1997 .

"content service" has the same meaning as in the Telecommunications Act 1997 .



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