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Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment and Prisoner Voting) Bill 2011

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment and Prisoner Voting) Bill 2010

 

No.      , 2010

 

(Special Minister of State)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to elections and referendums, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to close of Rolls                                          3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                          3

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984                                                       6

Part 2—Application                                                                                                        8

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to prisoner voting                                     9

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     9

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                          9

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984                                                     11

Part 2—Application and transitional                                                                    12

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to elections and referendums, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment and Prisoner Voting) Act 2010 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.