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Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Provisional Voting) Bill 2011

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2010-2011

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Provisional Voting) Bill 2011

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 2, page 3 (line 18), at the end of paragraph 3A, add “If, after so checking the signature, the DRO is not satisfied that the signature on the envelope is the signature of the elector, the DRO must make all reasonable attempts to contact the elector within 3 days after the election, to require the elector to provide evidence of his or her identity by the first Friday following the polling day for that election.”.

(2)     Schedule 1, item 5, page 4 (line 9), at the end of paragraph 3A, add “If, after so checking the signature, the DRO is not satisfied that the signature on the envelope is the signature of the elector, the DRO must make all reasonable attempts to contact the elector within 3 days after the referendum, to require the elector to provide evidence of his or her identity by the first Friday following the voting day for that referendum.”.

 

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

11 May 2011