Title Electoral Legislation Amendment (Authorisations) Bill 2022
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to elections, referendums and broadcasting in respect of authorising matter, and for related purposes
Date 09-02-2022 04:20 PM
Source Senate
Parl No. 46
Bill Number 18/22
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Finance
Reps Bill Code O
Status Act
System Id legislation/bills/s1331_first-senate/0000


Electoral Legislation Amendment (Authorisations) Bill 2022
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session">2019‑2020‑2021‑2022</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"><a name="_Hlk95119716">THE SENATE</a></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"><a name="_Hlk95119714">Electoral Legislation Amendment (Authorisations) Bill 2022</a></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2022</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Portfolio">(Finance)</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT"><a name="_Hlk95119715">A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to elections, referendums and broadcasting in respect of authorising matter, and for related purposes</a></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—Authorisation particulars<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—Electoral and referendum 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="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">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 2—Broadcasting amendments<span style="font-size: 9.0pt">                                                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">6</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">6</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Broadcasting Services Act 1992<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                               </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">7</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991<span style="font-size: 9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">8</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 law relating to elections, referendums and broadcasting in respect of authorising matter, 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="02c26d3c7466494792b659b22533a941" title="1  Short title"><a name="02c26d3c7466494792b659b22533a941"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc95118730"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act is the <i>Electoral Legislation Amendment (Authorisations) Act 2022</i>.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="4c00c67f4a9d423eb8cd0be9054fdc8b" title="2  Commencement"><a name="4c00c67f4a9d423eb8cd0be9054fdc8b"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc95118731"><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="100%" style="width:100.0%;border-collapse:collapse;border:none"> <thead> <tr> <td width="100%" colspan="3" valign="top" style="width:100.0%;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="23%" valign="top" style="width:23.92%;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 1</p> </td> <td width="53%" valign="top" style="width:53.84%;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 2</p> </td> <td width="22%" valign="top" style="width:22.24%;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="23%" valign="top" style="width:23.92%;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Provisions</p> </td> <td width="53%" valign="top" style="width:53.84%;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement</p> </td> <td width="22%" valign="top" style="width:22.24%;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="23%" valign="top" style="width:23.92%;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="53%" valign="top" style="width:53.84%;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.</p> </td> <td width="22%" valign="top" style="width:22.24%;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"><span style="layout-grid-mode:line">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.</span></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="90f407cb5ee044128f5f5206a48ad2aa" title="3  Schedules"><a name="90f407cb5ee044128f5f5206a48ad2aa"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc95118732"><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="ac92c6fd-5393-450c-bc69-4dc9b20706d0"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>