THE COMPACT DISC CONSTITUTION OF AUSTRALIA
The following constitution is a collaboration of the Australian Commonwealth Government and Howie and Tom, it is designed to give all Australian a safe and enjoyable musical experience. Enhancing and sustaining the audio medium to last you a life time and the people around you as well.
After all we want all Australian to truly appreciate music.
1. PLAYING A CD
A) I) any one CD can be played in its entirety once per day only. If two copies of the same CD are owned it only counts as one.
II) An exception to this rule is the day of purchase of a new CD or the first day a new CD is played, this day is a two play day, meaning the CD and only the new CD can be played in its entirety twice on this day but only this day.
A) Shuffle is a feature of some CD players and means that the CD player will pick a random order to play the tracks of any one CD. This function or Feature is not allowed to be used under any circumstances.
3. SKIPPING TRACKS
A) II) When a CD is Played it is to be played in the order in which it was created and all tracks must be played in their entirety, no skipping forward or back.
II) An exception to the Skipping rule is if a compilation CD is being played and it contains one or more tracks performed by Bjork. In this case those particular tracks may be skipped. Other tracks that may be skipped are bonus tracks that are not on the original album such as “Australian only bonus tracks”
4. REPEATING TRACKS
A) Repeating tracks is not allowed under any circumstances
5. PAUSING A CD
A) It is desirable that if a CD needs to be paused that the pausing occurs between tracks but if this is not achievable a CD may be paused at any time.
6. STOPPING A CD
A) I) A CD may be stopped at any time, however if a CD is stopped it must not be an abrupt stop and must be executed with a slow radio fade,
II) If the CD that is playing was not put on by you but you want to stop it, you must consult the person(s) responsible for playing the CD and obtain permission to stop from them.
B) A CD may be stopped in emergencies with a slow radio fade, no permission is required.
7. LIFE SAVING
A) CD players and CD’s may not be used as a life saving device and should be used under appropriate supervision
For more information contact the Australian Compact Disc Commission