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BROADCASTING SERVICES ACT 1992 SECT 61

61 Limitation on cross-media directorships
(1)
A person must not be a director of:

(a)
a company that is in a position to exercise control of a commercial television broadcasting licence and a company that is in a position to exercise control of a commercial radio broadcasting licence that has the same licence area; or
(b)
a company that is in a position to exercise control of a commercial television broadcasting licence and a company that is in a position to exercise control of a newspaper that is associated with the licence area of that licence; or
(c)
a company that is in a position to exercise control of a commercial radio broadcasting licence and a company that is in a position to exercise control of a newspaper that is associated with the licence area of that licence.
(2)
A person must not:

(a)
be in a position to exercise control of a commercial television broadcasting licence; and
(b)
be a director of:
(i)
a company that is in a position to exercise control of a commercial radio broadcasting licence that has the same licence area; or
(ii)
a company that is in a position to exercise control of a newspaper that is associated with the licence area of the commercial television broadcasting licence.
(3)
A person must not:

(a)
be in a position to exercise control of a commercial radio broadcasting licence; and
(b)
be a director of:
(i)
a company that is in a position to exercise control of a commercial television broadcasting licence that has the same licence area; or
(ii)
a company that is in a position to exercise control of a newspaper that is associated with the licence area of the commercial radio broadcasting licence.
(4)
A person must not:

(a)
be in a position to exercise control of a newspaper that is associated with the licence area of a commercial television broadcasting licence or a commercial radio broadcasting licence; and
(b)
be a director of a company that is in a position to exercise control of that licence.



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