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Electoral and Referendum Amendment (How-to-Vote Cards and Other Measures) Bill 2010

Schedule 2 Misleading or deceptive publication

Part 1 Amendments

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

1  After subsection 329(5)

Insert:

          (5A)  Section 15.2 of the Criminal Code (extended geographical jurisdiction—category B) applies to an offence against subsection (4).

2  Subsection 329(6)

Omit “radio or television”, substitute “radio, television, internet or telephone”.

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984

3  After subsection 122(5)

Insert:

             (6)  Section 15.2 of the Criminal Code (extended geographical jurisdiction—category B) applies to an offence against subsection (4).

4  Subsection 122(7)

Omit “radio or television”, substitute “radio, television, internet or telephone”.



 

Part 2 Application of amendments

5  Application of amendments

The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to elections and referendums the writs for which are issued on or after the commencement of this Schedule.

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