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Electoral Legislation Amendment (Authorisations) Bill 2022

2019-2020-2021-2022

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

As read a third time

 

 

 

 

Electoral Legislation Amendment (Authorisations) Bill 2022

 

No.      , 2022

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to elections, referendums and broadcasting in respect of authorising matter, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Authorisation particulars                                                                    3

Part 1—Electoral and referendum amendments                                               3

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                           3

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984                                                        4

Part 2—Broadcasting amendments                                                                         7

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983                                                     7

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                                 8

Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991                                                                  10

 

 



This bill originated in the Senate, and, having this day passed, is now ready for presentation to the House of Representatives for its concurrence.

                                               Richard Pye

                                      Clerk of the Senate

The Senate

10 February 2022

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to elections, referendums and broadcasting in respect of authorising matter, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Authorisations) Act 2022 .

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.