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BROADCASTING LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1988 No. 146 of 1988 - SECT 32

Duration
32. Section 87 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after subsection
(2) the following subsections:

"(2A) A limited licence granted for special event purposes continues in force
for such period as is specified in the licence.

"(2B) The period specified under subsection (2A) shall not:

   (a)  commence more than a reasonable time before the beginning of the
        relevant special event; or

   (b)  end more than a reasonable time after the end of the relevant special
        event.

"(2C) Where regulations are made for the purposes of subsection 81C (1)
specifying a purpose as a purpose for which a limited licence may be granted,
the regulations may provide that subsections (1) and (2) apply in relation to
licences that have that purpose as if:

   (a)  the period specified in the regulations (not exceeding 5 years) were
        substituted for the reference to 5 years in paragraph (1) (a);

   (b)  the period specified in the regulations (not exceeding 3 years) were
        substituted for the reference to 3 years in subsection (2); and

   (c)  the period specified in the regulations (exceeding 12 months) were
        substituted for the reference to 12 months in subsection (2).". 


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