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BROADCASTING SERVICES ACT 1992 - SECT 80

ACMA to advertise for applications for BSB community broadcasting licences

             (1)  Where the ACMA is going to allocate one or more community broadcasting licences that are broadcasting services bands licences, the ACMA is to advertise, in a manner determined by the ACMA, for applications from companies that:

                     (a)  are formed in Australia or in an external Territory; and

                     (b)  represent a community interest.

             (2)  The advertisements are to include:

                     (a)  the date before which applications must be received by the ACMA; and

                     (b)  a statement specifying how details of:

                              (i)  the conditions that are to apply to the licence; and

                             (ii)  the licence area of the licence; and

                            (iii)  any priorities that the Minister has, under subsection 84(1), directed the ACMA to observe in the allocation of that licence or those licences;

                            can be obtained.

             (3)  Applications must be in accordance with a form approved in writing by the ACMA.



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