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Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II PRINTING PRESSES

Documents

Part III NEWSPAPER COMPANIES

Part IV NEWSPAPERS

Part V GENERAL

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Newspaper and Printing Presses Act
This Legislative History is provided for the convenience of users of the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act. It is not part of the Act.
1.  
Act 12 of 1974—Newspaper and Printing Presses Act 1974
Date of First Reading
:
14 March 1974
(Bill No. 9/1974 published on 15 March 1974)
Date of Second Reading
:
28 August 1974
Referred to Select Committee
:
Parl 3 of 1974 presented to Parliament on 17 August 1974
Date of commencement
:
1 January 1975
2.  
Act 6 of 1977—Newspaper and Printing Presses (Amendment) Act 1977
Date of First Reading
:
27 May 1977
(Bill No. 14/1977 published on 2 June 1977)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
29 June 1977
Date of commencement
:
18 July 1977
3.  
Act 9 of 1981—Newspaper and Printing Presses (Amendment) Act 1981
Date of First Reading
:
6 March 1981
(Bill No. 35/1980 published on 11 March 1981)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
26 March 1981
Date of commencement
:
24 April 1981
4.  
Date of First Reading
:
5 May 1986
(Bill No. 27/1985 published on 6 May 1986)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
1 August 1986
Date of commencement
:
1 September 1986
5.  
1985 Revised Edition—Newspaper and Printing Presses Act
Date of operation
:
30 March 1987
6.  
Date of First Reading
:
11 January 1988
(Bill No. 31/1987 published on 13 January 1988)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
27 January 1988
Date of commencement
:
12 February 1988
7.  
Date of First Reading
:
18 July 1990
(Bill No. 26/1989 published on 19 July 1990)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
30 August 1990
Date of commencement
:
1 December 1990
8.  
1991 Revised Edition—Newspaper and Printing Presses Act
Date of operation
:
1 March 1991
9.  
Date of commencement
:
1 March 1991
10.  
Date of First Reading
:
23 May 2002
(Bill No. 20/2002 published on 24 May 2002)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
8 July 2002
Date of commencement
:
2 September 2002
11.  
2002 Revised Edition—Newspaper and Printing Presses Act
Date of operation
:
31 December 2002
12.  
Date of First Reading
:
1 October 2002
(Bill No. 37/2002 published on 2 October 2002)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
31 October 2002
Date of commencement
:
1 January 2003
13.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
10 March 2003
(Bill No. 6/2003 published on 11 March 2003)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
21 March 2003
Date of commencement
:
1 April 2003
14.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
18 April 2005
(Bill No. 11/2005 published on 19 April 2005)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
16 May 2005
Date of commencement
:
30 January 2006
15.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
21 May 2007
(Bill No. 22/2007 published on 22 May 2007)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
16 July 2007
Date of commencement
:
24 August 2007
16.  
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
26 April 2010
(Bill No. 11/2010 published on 26 April 2010)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
19 May 2010
Date of commencement
:
2 January 2011