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Electoral Legislation Amendment (Contingency Measures) Bill 2021


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Contingency powers                                                                                     3

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                           3

Part 2—Polling and scrutiny                                                                                      7

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                           7

Part 3—Other amendments                                                                                         9

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                           9

Part 4—Application                                                                                                      11

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to elections in respect of postal votes, adjournments and emergencies and to provide for the application of the amendments

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Contingency Measures) Act 2021 .

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.  The whole of this Act

The day after 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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.