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Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2016

2013-2014-2015-2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

(Senator Rhiannon)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918    3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                          3

Part 2—Application and saving provisions                                                       46

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to misleading or deceptive publication            48

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                        48

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Act 2016.

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent .

 

2.  Schedule 1

1 July 2016.

1 July 2016

3.  Schedule 2

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent .

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.