Broadcasting Act 1989

  • This version was replaced on 8 February 2017 to make corrections to section 70(2B) under section 25(1)(j)(iii), (iv), and (n) of the Legislation Act 2012.
79B Obligation to give identical terms to each political party or candidate

(1)

No broadcaster shall offer or give to any political party terms for broadcasting time that are more favourable than those offered or given to any other political party that buys or expresses an interest in buying comparable time from that broadcaster.

(2)

No broadcaster shall offer or give to any candidate terms for broadcasting time that are more favourable than those offered or given to any other candidate who buys or expresses an interest in buying comparable time from that broadcaster.

Section 79B: substituted, on 1 July 1996, by section 19 of the Broadcasting Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 53).

Section 79B(1): amended, on 7 December 2004, by section 16 of the Broadcasting Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 100).