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

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2008-2009-2010

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Electoral and Referendum Amendment

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

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

(1)     Govt (1) [Sheet CA250]

Schedule 1, item 1, page 3 (lines 15 to 21), omit paragraphs (b) and (c) of the definition of how-to-vote card , substitute:

                     (b)  that lists the names of 2 or more of the candidates or registered political parties in an election, with a number indicating the order of voting preference in conjunction with the names of 2 or more of the candidates or parties; or

                     (c)  that otherwise directs or encourages the casting of votes in an election in a particular way, other than a card, handbill or pamphlet:

                              (i)  that only relates to first preference votes; or

                             (ii)  that only relates to last preference votes.

(2)     Opp (1) [Sheet 6140]

Schedule 1, item 6, page 4 (line 6), after “top”, insert “or bottom”.

(3)     Opp (2) [Sheet 6140]

Schedule 1, item 6, page 5 (line 13), omit “10 penalty units”, substitute “50 penalty units”.

(4)     Opp (3) [Sheet 6140]

Schedule 1, item 6, page 5 (line 30), omit “10 penalty units”, substitute “50 penalty units”.

(5)     Opp (4) [Sheet 6140]

Schedule 1, item 7, page 6 (line 2), after “top”, insert “, bottom”.

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

24 June 2010