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Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Provisional Voting) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Special Minister of State

Summary

Amends the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 and Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984 to provide that provisional voters are not required to provide evidence of identity.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02/03/11  
Second reading moved 02/03/11  
Second reading debate 22/03/11  
Second reading debate 23/03/11  
Second reading agreed to 23/03/11  
Third reading agreed to 23/03/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/03/11  
Second reading moved 23/03/11  
Second reading debate 10/05/11  
Second reading debate 11/05/11  
Second reading agreed to 11/05/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 11/05/11 Amendment details: 2 Independent (Xenophon) agreed to
Third reading agreed to 11/05/11  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 11/05/11 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 11/05/11  
Assent 26/05/11 Act no.: 37 of 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Independent [sheet 7071]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Independent [sheet 7072]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes