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BROADCASTING SERVICES ACT 1992 - SECT 55

Limitation on numbers of directorships--television

             (1)  A person must not be a director of a company that is, or of 2 or more companies that are, between them, in a position to exercise control of commercial television broadcasting licences whose combined licence area populations exceed 75% of the population of Australia.

             (2)  A person must not be:

                     (a)  in a position to exercise control of a commercial television broadcasting licence; and

                     (b)  a director of a company that is in a position to exercise control of another commercial television broadcasting licence;

whose combined licence area populations exceed 75% of the population of Australia.

             (3)  A person must not be:

                     (a)  a director of a company that is in a position to exercise control of a commercial television broadcasting licence; and

                     (b)  a director of a company that is in a position to exercise control of another commercial television broadcasting licence;

if each of those licences have the same licence area.

             (4)  A person must not be:

                     (a)  a director of a company that is in a position to exercise control of a commercial television broadcasting licence; and

                     (b)  in a position to exercise control of another commercial television broadcasting licence;

if each of those licences have the same licence area.



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