Title Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Ensuring Fair Representation of the Northern Territory) Bill 2020
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title A Bill for an Act to amend the [itals]Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918[eitals] in relation to representation of the Northern Territory, and for related purposes
Date 11-06-2020 05:13 PM
Source Senate
Parl No. 46
Bill Number S08/20
Bill Type Private
Reps Bill Code O
Status Before Senate
System Id legislation/bills/s1262_first-senate/0000


Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Ensuring Fair Representation of the Northern Territory) Bill 2020
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" link="blue" vlink="blue" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session">2019‑2020</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">Presented and read a first time</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">Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Ensuring Fair Representation of the Northern Territory) Bill<a name="BK_S1P1L19C25" id="BK_S1P1L19C25"/><a name="BK_S1P1L19C16" id="BK_S1P1L19C16"/> 2020</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2020</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Portfolio">(Senators McCarthy and Farrell)</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT"><a name="BK_S1P1L27C1" id="BK_S1P1L27C1"/>A Bill for an Act to amend the <i>Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918</i> in relation to representation of the Northern Territory, 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"><a name="BK_S2P1L1C1" id="BK_S2P1L1C1"/><span style="font-size:18.0pt">Contents</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5"><a name="BKCheck15B_1" id="BKCheck15B_1"/>1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2</p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 1—Amendments<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-weight:normal">                                                                                               </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">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="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 name="BK_S3P1L15C1" id="BK_S3P1L15C1"/><a name="BK_S3P1L1C1" id="BK_S3P1L1C1"/>A Bill for an Act amend the <i>Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918</i> in relation to representation of the Northern Territory, 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="641ca05ed1ba4683933757d3452d35bc" title="1  Short title"><a name="641ca05ed1ba4683933757d3452d35bc"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc42605232"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act is the <i>Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Ensuring Fair Representation of the Northern Territory) Act 2020</i>.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="ae40430ae71e4cb58d5ecf41efedbb06" title="2  Commencement"><a name="ae40430ae71e4cb58d5ecf41efedbb06"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc42605233"><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 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">1.  The whole of this Act</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">The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent<a name="BK_S3P2L5C7" id="BK_S3P2L5C7"/><a name="BK_S3P2L6C7" id="BK_S3P2L6C7"/>.</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="70ebaa7976c54ac2be45707cdf0d0c19" title="3  Schedules"><a name="70ebaa7976c54ac2be45707cdf0d0c19"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc42605234"><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="66681e6d-c471-4bb5-b0cb-98de966e6419"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>