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BROADCASTING SERVICES ACT 1992 - SECT 74B

Definitions

                   In this Division:

"ACMA official " has the same meaning as in the Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005 .

"Australia " , when used in a geographical sense, includes all the external Territories.

"Australian media company " means:

                     (a)  a company that holds a commercial television broadcasting licence; or

                     (b)  a company that holds a commercial radio broadcasting licence; or

                     (c)  a company that is:

                              (i)  the publisher of a newspaper that is associated with the licence area of a commercial television broadcasting licence or a commercial radio broadcasting licence; and

                             (ii)  a constitutional corporation.

"designated information " , in relation to a person, means:

                     (a)  if the person is an individual:

                              (i)  the person's date of birth; and

                             (ii)  the country in which the person is ordinarily resident; and

                     (b)  if the person is a corporation--the country in which the corporation was formed; and

                     (c)  if the person is a trustee of a trust:

                              (i)  the name of the trust; and

                             (ii)  the country in which the trust was established; and

                     (d)  if the person is a foreign government investor as the result of the application of paragraph 17(a) of the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulation 2015 to a separate government entity of a foreign country or a part of a foreign country--the foreign country or the part of the foreign country, as the case may be; and

                     (e)  if the person is a foreign government investor wholly or partly as the result of the application of paragraph 17(b), (c), (d) or (e) of the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulation 2015 to a foreign government--the foreign government; and

                      (f)  if the person is a foreign government investor wholly or partly as the result of the application of paragraph 17(b), (c), (d) or (e) of the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulation 2015 to a separate government entity of a foreign country or a part of a foreign country--the foreign country or the part of the foreign country, as the case may be; and

                     (g)  the following contact details:

                              (i)  the person's address;

                             (ii)  the person's email address (if any);

                            (iii)  the person's telephone number (if any).

"foreign government " has the same meaning as in the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 .

"foreign government investor " has the same meaning as in the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 .

"foreign person " has the same meaning as in the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 .

"foreign stakeholder " , in relation to an Australian media company, has the meaning given by section 74C.

"initial disclosure period " means the period of 6 months beginning at the commencement of this Division.

"person " includes a foreign person.

"separate government entity " has the same meaning as in the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 .



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