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Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Improving Electoral Procedure) Bill 2012

2010-2011-2012-2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Improving Electoral Procedure) Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

 

 

 

 

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—Postal voting                                                                                                  3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                          3

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984                                                     10

Part 2—Application and savings provisions                                                     17

Schedule 2—Nominations for election                                                                      18

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   18

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                        18

Part 2—Application provision                                                                                 20

Schedule 3—Other amendments                                                                                  21

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   21

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                        21

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984                                                     26

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               29

 



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 (Improving Electoral Procedure) Act 2013 .

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.