Title Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2018
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title A Bill for an Act to amend the [itals]Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918[eitals], and for related purposes
Date 27-11-2018 04:47 PM
Source Senate
Parl No. 45
Bill Number 286/17
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Finance
Reps Bill Code O
Status Act
System Id legislation/bills/s1117_aspassed/0000


Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2018
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" link="blue" vlink="blue" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session">2016‑2017‑2018</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">The Parliament of the</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Commonwealth of Australia</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="House">THE SENATE</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Reading">As passed by both Houses</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="ShortT">Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2018</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2018</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT">A Bill for an Act to amend the <i>Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918</i>, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmSchNo"> </span><span class="CharAmSchText"> </span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmPartNo"> </span><span class="CharAmPartText"> </span></p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection2"> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:18.0pt">Contents</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2</p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 1—Electoral funding and disclosure reform<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 1—Registration of political campaigners and associated entities and the Transparency Register<span style="font-size:9.0pt">  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc8">Division 1—Amendments<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                        </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc8">Division 2—Application and transitional provisions<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">22</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 2—Other amendments<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                     </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">25</span></p> <p class="MsoToc8">Division 1—Amendments<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">25</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                      </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">25</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">90</span></p> <p class="MsoToc8">Division 2—Application and transitional provisions<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">91</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection3"> <p class="Page1">A Bill for an Act to amend the <i>Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918</i>, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:12.0pt;line-height:normal"> <span style="font-size:16.0pt">The Parliament of Australia enacts:</span></p> <opc-section depth="0" ref="9bb5d056cf2a4fb68c43cfbbacc4bbb6" title="1  Short title"><a name="9bb5d056cf2a4fb68c43cfbbacc4bbb6"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc530385326"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act is the <i>Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Act 2018</i>.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="e4b66ff3c5624e1e9966524f7f0be92f" title="2  Commencement"><a name="e4b66ff3c5624e1e9966524f7f0be92f"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc530385327"><span class="CharSectno">2</span>  Commencement</a></p> <p class="subsection">              (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.</p> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> <table class="MsoNormalTable" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="474" style="margin-left:5.35pt;border-collapse:collapse;border:none"> <thead> <tr> <td width="474" colspan="3" valign="top" style="width:355.55pt;border-top:solid windowtext 1.5pt; border-left:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;border-right:none; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement information</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 2</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 3</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Provisions</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Date/Details</p> </td> </tr> </thead> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">2.  Schedule 1, Part 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">3.  Schedule 1, Part 2</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.</p> <p class="Tabletext">However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> </table> <p class="notetext"> 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.</p> <p class="subsection">              (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.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="d64caa7f4be14ca893cce2e764cbeb31" title="3  Schedules"><a name="d64caa7f4be14ca893cce2e764cbeb31"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc530385328"><span class="CharSectno">3</span>  Schedules</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    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.</p> </opc-section><?DMS-Include seriesId="b422592d-0417-4f05-941c-1846c2d65c9b"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>