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COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT 1918 - NOTES

No. 27, 1918

Compilation No. 63

Compilation date:                              21 October 2016

Includes amendments up to:            Act No. 61, 2016

Registered:                                         31 October 2016

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 21 October 2016 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

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Contents

Part I--Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

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

3............................ Repeal................................................................................. 1

4............................ Interpretation....................................................................... 2

4A......................... Extraterritorial operation of Act........................................ 12

4B.......................... Act to bind Crown............................................................ 12

4C.......................... Registered officer of political party................................... 12

4D......................... Application of the Criminal Code..................................... 13

Part II--Administration                                                                                                   14

Division 1--Preliminary                                                                                            14

5............................ Interpretation..................................................................... 14

5A......................... Application of Part in relation to Northern Territory......... 15

Division 2--The Australian Electoral Commission                                    16

6............................ Establishment of Commission.......................................... 16

7............................ Functions and Powers of Commission............................. 17

7A......................... Supply of goods and services........................................... 18

7B.......................... Fees for goods and services.............................................. 20

8............................ Tenure and terms of office................................................ 20

9............................ Leave of absence............................................................... 20

10.......................... Resignation....................................................................... 21

11.......................... Disclosure of interests...................................................... 21

12.......................... Termination of appointment.............................................. 21

13.......................... Acting Chairperson........................................................... 22

14.......................... Acting non-judicial appointee........................................... 22

14A....................... Remuneration.................................................................... 22

15.......................... Meetings of Commission.................................................. 23

16.......................... Delegation by Commission............................................... 24

17.......................... Reports by the Commission.............................................. 24

17A....................... Certain particulars not to be included in reports................ 26

Division 3--Electoral Commissioner, Deputy Electoral Commissioner and Australian Electoral Officers for States                                                                                                 27

18.......................... Electoral Commissioner.................................................... 27

19.......................... Deputy Electoral Commissioner....................................... 27

20.......................... Australian Electoral Officers for States............................. 28

21.......................... Terms and conditions of appointment etc.......................... 28

22.......................... Remuneration.................................................................... 28

23.......................... Leave of absence............................................................... 29

24.......................... Resignation....................................................................... 29

25.......................... Termination of appointment.............................................. 29

26.......................... Acting Electoral Commissioner........................................ 30

27.......................... Acting Deputy Electoral Commissioner............................ 30

28.......................... Delegation by Electoral Commissioner............................. 31

Division 4--Staff of the Commission                                                                  32

29.......................... Staff.................................................................................. 32

30.......................... Australian Electoral Officer for the Australian Capital Territory              32

31.......................... Assistant Australian Electoral Officers for States............. 33

32.......................... Divisional Returning Officers........................................... 33

33.......................... Assistant Returning Officers............................................ 34

34.......................... Assistant Divisional Returning Officers........................... 34

35.......................... Employment of additional staff, consultants etc................ 34

Division 5--Miscellaneous                                                                                       36

36.......................... Candidates not to be officers............................................. 36

38.......................... Offices of Divisional Returning Officers.......................... 36

Part III--Representation in the Parliament                                                        37

Division 1AA--Interpretation                                                                               37

38A....................... Interpretation..................................................................... 37

Division 1--Choosing of senators for Queensland                                     38

39.......................... Senators to be directly chosen by people of State etc........ 38

Division 2--Representation of the Territories in the Senate                 39

40.......................... Representation of the Territories in the Senate.................. 39

41.......................... Powers, privileges and immunities of senator for Territory 40

42.......................... Term of service of senator for Territory............................ 40

43.......................... Time of elections of senators for Territories..................... 40

44.......................... Casual vacancies in places of senators for Territories....... 41

Division 3--Representation of the States and Territories in the House of Representatives      44

45.......................... Interpretation..................................................................... 44

46.......................... Ascertainment of numbers of people of Commonwealth, States and Territories      44

47.......................... Supply of statistical information by Australian Statistician 45

48.......................... Determination of number of members of House of Representatives to be chosen in States and Territories.......................................................................................... 46

48A....................... Northern Territory to elect 2 members of the House of Representatives in the next election    51

49.......................... Notification of determination............................................ 52

50.......................... Number of members of House of Representatives to be chosen in States and Territories        53

51.......................... Choice of member for Territory........................................ 53

53.......................... Powers, privileges and immunities of member for Territory 53

54.......................... Time of elections of members for Territories.................... 54

Part IV--Electoral Divisions                                                                                         55

55.......................... Interpretation..................................................................... 55

55A....................... Application to Northern Territory..................................... 55

56.......................... States and Australian Capital Territory to be distributed into Electoral Divisions    56

56AA.................... Inclusion of Territories in Australian Capital Territory Divisions            56

56A....................... Inclusion of Territories in Northern Territory Divisions... 56

57.......................... One member to be chosen for each Electoral Division...... 57

58.......................... Monthly ascertainment of enrolment etc........................... 57

59.......................... Times at which redistributions are to commence............... 57

60.......................... Redistribution Committee................................................. 61

62.......................... Proceedings at meetings of Redistribution Committee etc. 64

63.......................... Sub-committees................................................................ 65

63A....................... Projection time for equality of enrolments........................ 66

64.......................... Suggestions and comments relating to redistribution........ 66

65.......................... Quota................................................................................ 67

66.......................... Redistribution Committee to make proposed redistribution 68

67.......................... Reasons for proposed redistribution................................. 69

67A....................... Outline of proposed redistribution.................................... 69

68.......................... Notice of proposed redistribution..................................... 69

69.......................... Objections against proposed redistribution....................... 71

70.......................... Augmented Electoral Commission.................................... 72

71.......................... Proceedings at meetings of augmented Electoral Commission etc.           73

72.......................... Consideration of objections.............................................. 74

73.......................... Redistribution of State or Australian Capital Territory...... 77

74.......................... Reasons for determination made by augmented Electoral Commission    79

75.......................... Copies of certain documents to be forwarded to Minister. 79

76.......................... Mini-redistribution............................................................ 80

76A....................... Application of section 76 to Northern Territory................ 86

77.......................... Decisions under Part final etc........................................... 87

78.......................... Improper influence............................................................ 88

Part V--Subdivisions and polling places                                                               89

79.......................... Subdivisions..................................................................... 89

80.......................... Polling places.................................................................... 89

Part VI--Electoral Rolls                                                                                                  91

81.......................... Electoral Rolls................................................................... 91

82.......................... Subdivision Rolls, Division Rolls and State and Territory Rolls             91

83.......................... Form of Rolls................................................................... 91

84.......................... Arrangement with States................................................... 91

85.......................... New Rolls to be prepared upon Proclamation................... 92

86.......................... New Rolls on creation of new Divisions etc..................... 93

87.......................... Additions etc. to new Rolls............................................... 94

88.......................... Objections and notices to have effect in relation to new Rolls  94

90.......................... Commission to determine manner and form of access to Rolls etc.          94

90A....................... Inspection etc. of Rolls..................................................... 95

90B........................ Information on Rolls and certified lists of voters to be provided to particular people and organisations  96

91A....................... Use of information from Roll and habitation index......... 109

91B........................ Prohibition of disclosure or commercial use of Roll or habitation index  111

92.......................... Roll reviews.................................................................... 112

Part VII--Qualifications and disqualifications for enrolment and for voting      113

93.......................... Persons entitled to enrolment and to vote........................ 113

93A....................... Power to refuse to include in the Roll inappropriate names 115

94.......................... Enrolled voters leaving Australia.................................... 115

94A....................... Enrolment from outside Australia................................... 120

95.......................... Eligibility of spouse, de facto partner or child of eligible overseas elector               121

96.......................... Itinerant electors.............................................................. 126

96A....................... Enrolment of prisoners................................................... 130

97.......................... Application of Part to Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory              131

Part VIII--Enrolment                                                                                                     132

98AA.................... Evidence of identity requirements................................... 132

98.......................... Addition of names to Rolls............................................. 132

98A....................... Refusal to include in the Roll inappropriate names......... 133

99.......................... Claims for enrolment or transfer of enrolment................ 134

99A....................... Provisional claim for enrolment by applicant for citizenship 135

99B........................ Provisional enrolment by applicant for citizenship.......... 136

100........................ Claims for age 16 enrolment........................................... 139

101........................ Compulsory enrolment and transfer................................ 139

102........................ Action on receipt of claim............................................... 141

103........................ Penalty on officer neglecting to enrol claimants.............. 143

103A..................... Updating or transferring a person's enrolment without claim or notice from the person          143

103B...................... Enrolling unenrolled person without claim or notice from the person      145

104........................ Request for address not to be shown on Roll................. 147

105........................ Alteration of Rolls.......................................................... 150

106........................ Incorrect enrolment......................................................... 151

107........................ Alterations to be initialled............................................... 152

108........................ Lists of deaths to be forwarded....................................... 152

109........................ Lists of persons serving, or ceasing to serve, sentences of imprisonment to be forwarded      152

110........................ Electoral Commissioner to act on receipt of information. 153

111........................ Computer records relating to Roll................................... 154

112........................ Application of Part to Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory              154

Part IX--Objections                                                                                                         157

113........................ Interpretation................................................................... 157

114........................ Objection to enrolment.................................................... 157

115........................ Form and manner of objection........................................ 159

116........................ Notice of objection.......................................................... 159

118........................ Determination of objection.............................................. 160

Part X--Review of decisions                                                                                       163

120........................ Internal review................................................................ 163

121........................ Review by Administrative Appeals Tribunal.................. 165

122........................ Application of Part to Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory              166

Part XI--Registration of political parties                                                            167

123........................ Interpretation................................................................... 167

124........................ Registration of political parties........................................ 168

125........................ Register of Political Parties............................................. 168

126........................ Application for registration............................................. 168

127........................ Party not to be registered during election........................ 171

129........................ Parties with certain names not to be registered................ 171

129A..................... Certain party logos not to be entered in the Register....... 172

130........................ Different levels of party may be registered..................... 173

131........................ Variation of application................................................... 173

132........................ Procedure for dealing with application............................ 174

132A..................... Electoral Commission to give reasons for decisions under this Part        176

133........................ Registration..................................................................... 177

134........................ Changes to Register........................................................ 178

134A..................... Objection to continued use of name or logo.................... 181

135........................ Voluntary deregistration................................................. 183

136........................ Deregistration of party failing to endorse candidates or ceasing to be a Parliamentary party    183

137........................ Deregistration of political party on other grounds........... 184

138........................ Deregistration................................................................. 187

138A..................... Review of eligibility of parties to remain in the Register. 187

139........................ Inspection of Register..................................................... 188

140........................ Service of documents...................................................... 188

141........................ Review of certain decisions............................................ 189

Part XIII--Writs for elections                                                                                    192

151........................ Issue of writs for election of Senators for Territories..... 192

152........................ Forms of writs................................................................ 192

153........................ Writs for election of Senators......................................... 192

154........................ Writs for election of members of House of Representatives 193

155........................ Date for close of Rolls.................................................... 195

156........................ Date of nomination......................................................... 195

157........................ Date of polling................................................................ 195

158........................ Polling to be on a Saturday............................................. 195

159........................ Date of return of writ...................................................... 195

160........................ General election to be held on same day......................... 195

161........................ Application of Part.......................................................... 196

Part XIV--The nominations                                                                                       197

162........................ Candidates must be nominated........................................ 197

163........................ Qualifications for nomination......................................... 197

164........................ State and Territory members not entitled to be nominated 197

165........................ Multiple nominations prohibited..................................... 198

166........................ Mode of nomination....................................................... 198

167........................ To whom nominations made........................................... 202

168........................ Grouping of candidates................................................... 203

169........................ Notification of party endorsement................................... 203

169A..................... Notification of independent candidacy............................ 204

169B...................... Verification of party endorsement................................... 204

169C...................... Combination of requests and nominations...................... 205

170........................ Requisites for nomination............................................... 206

171........................ Form of consent to act.................................................... 207

172........................ Rejection of nominations and requests............................ 207

173........................ Deposit to be forfeited in certain cases............................ 208

174........................ Place of nomination........................................................ 209

175........................ Hour of nomination........................................................ 209

176........................ Declaration of nominations............................................. 209

177........................ Withdrawal of consent to a nomination........................... 211

178........................ Return of deposit in case of candidate's death................ 212

179........................ Proceedings on nomination day...................................... 212

180........................ Death of candidate after nomination................................ 213

181........................ Failure of election........................................................... 213

Part XV--Postal voting                                                                                                  215

182........................ Interpretation................................................................... 215

183........................ Grounds of application for postal vote............................ 215

184........................ Application for postal vote.............................................. 215

184A..................... Application for registration as general postal voter......... 216

184AA.................. Application forms for postal votes.................................. 218

184B...................... Register of General Postal Voters................................... 218

185........................ Registration as general postal voter................................. 218

185B...................... Review of Registers........................................................ 220

185C...................... Cancellation of registration............................................. 221

186........................ Dispatch of postal voting papers to registered general postal voters        221

188........................ Issue of certificate and ballot papers............................... 221

188A..................... Dealing with application after issue of certificate and ballot paper           223

189........................ Inspection of applications............................................... 224

189A..................... Access to electronic list of postal vote applicants............ 224

189B...................... Restriction on use or disclosure of information.............. 225

192........................ Form of postal vote certificate......................................... 227

193........................ Authorised witnesses...................................................... 227

194........................ Postal voting................................................................... 228

195........................ Duty of authorised witnesses etc.................................... 230

195A..................... Procedure for dealing with postal vote certificates etc..... 231

196........................ Opening of postal ballot paper........................................ 233

197........................ Failure to post or deliver postal vote application etc........ 234

198........................ Inducing person to hand over marked ballot paper......... 234

199........................ Correction of formal errors............................................. 234

200........................ Mistakes......................................................................... 234

Part XVA--Pre-poll voting                                                                                          235

Division 1--Introduction                                                                                        235

200AA.................. Guide to this Part............................................................ 235

Division 2--General matters                                                                                236

200A..................... Grounds of application for pre-poll vote......................... 236

200B...................... Pre-poll voting officers................................................... 236

200BA................... Pre-poll voting offices.................................................... 236

200C...................... Application for pre-poll vote........................................... 238

200D..................... Place and time of application........................................... 239

200DA.................. Scrutineers at the pre-poll voting office.......................... 240

200DB................... Provisions relating to scrutineers at pre-poll voting office 240

Division 3--Voting by pre-poll ordinary vote                                             242

Subdivision A--Preliminary                                                                               242

200DC................... Definitions...................................................................... 242

200DD.................. Where is pre-poll ordinary voting available?................... 242

200DE................... Separate voting compartments........................................ 243

200DF................... Ballot-boxes.................................................................... 243

Subdivision B--Voting by pre-poll ordinary vote                                         243

200DG.................. When is a person entitled to vote by pre-poll ordinary vote? 243

200DI.................... Questions to be put to voter............................................ 244

200DJ.................... Right of voter to receive ballot paper.............................. 245

200DK................... Voter to mark vote on ballot paper.................................. 245

200DL................... Assistance to certain voters............................................. 246

200DM.................. Voter not entitled to vote again etc.................................. 246

Subdivision C--Requirements relating to ballot-boxes                                246

200DN.................. Subdivision sets out requirements to be complied with.. 246

200DO.................. Requirements to be complied with before first use of ballot-box             246

200DP................... Requirements to be complied with at end of each day of use of ballot-box              247

200DQ.................. Requirements to be complied with before ballot-box used again on later day          247

200DR................... Forwarding of ballot-boxes for purposes of scrutiny..... 247

Division 4--Voting by pre-poll declaration vote                                       248

200DS................... Persons to whom this Division applies........................... 248

200E...................... Pre-poll declaration voting.............................................. 248

200F...................... Form of pre-poll vote certificate for declaration voting... 249

200G..................... Record of issue of pre-poll voting papers....................... 249

200J....................... Opening of pre-poll voting envelope.............................. 250

200K...................... Obligations of persons present when pre-poll vote cast.. 251

201........................ Correction of formal errors............................................. 251

202........................ Mistakes......................................................................... 251

Part XVB--Electronically assisted voting for sight-impaired people 252

202AA.................. Definitions...................................................................... 252

202AB................... Regulations may provide for voting by an electronically assisted voting method     252

202AC................... There must be a record of who has voted using the electronically assisted voting method       254

202AD.................. There must be a record of the vote.................................. 254

202AE................... How this Act applies in relation to voting using the electronically assisted voting method      254

202AF................... Electoral Commissioner may decide that electronically assisted voting method is not to be used             255

Part XVI--The polling                                                                                                   256

202A..................... Undertaking by officers and scrutineers......................... 256

203........................ Arrangements for polling................................................ 257

204........................ Substitute........................................................................ 258

205........................ Use of licensed premises as polling booth...................... 258

206........................ Separate voting compartments........................................ 258

207........................ Ballot-boxes.................................................................... 259

208........................ Certified lists of voters.................................................... 259

208A..................... Approved list of voters................................................... 259

209........................ Ballot papers................................................................... 260

209A..................... Official mark................................................................... 261

210........................ Printing of Senate ballot papers...................................... 261

210A..................... Form of party name on ballot papers.............................. 262

212........................ Ballot papers for House of Representatives elections..... 263

213........................ Determination of order of names.................................... 264

214........................ Printing of political party names etc. on ballot papers..... 266

214A..................... Printing of party logos on ballot papers.......................... 267

215........................ Ballot papers to be initialled............................................ 267

217........................ Scrutineers at the polling................................................. 268

218........................ Provisions relating to scrutineers.................................... 268

219........................ Participation by candidates in conduct of election........... 269

220........................ The polling...................................................................... 269

221........................ Elections at which electors entitled to vote...................... 270

222........................ Where electors may vote................................................. 270

223........................ Interpretation................................................................... 271

224........................ Hospitals that are polling places...................................... 271

226........................ Provisions related to section 224.................................... 272

227........................ Mobile booths................................................................. 274

228........................ Forwarding of declaration votes..................................... 277

229........................ Questions to be put to voter............................................ 280

230........................ Errors not to forfeit vote................................................. 281

231........................ Right of elector to receive ballot paper............................ 281

232........................ Voters to be recorded...................................................... 282

233........................ Vote to be marked in private........................................... 282

234........................ Assistance to certain voters............................................. 283

234A..................... Certain voters may vote outside polling place................. 284

235........................ Provisional votes............................................................ 285

238........................ Spoilt ballot papers......................................................... 287

238A..................... Discarded ballot papers................................................... 287

238B...................... Ballot-boxes opened before close of poll........................ 288

239........................ Marking of votes in Senate election................................ 291

240........................ Marking of votes in House of Representatives election.. 292

240A..................... Temporary suspension of polling................................... 293

241........................ Adjournment of polling.................................................. 293

242........................ Adjournment in other cases............................................ 294

243........................ Voting at adjourned polling............................................ 294

244........................ Arrangement where elections held in some Divisions only 294

245........................ Compulsory voting......................................................... 294

Part XVII--Special provisions relating to the polling in Antarctica  300

246........................ Interpretation................................................................... 300

247........................ Antarctic Returning Officers and Assistant Antarctic Returning Officers                301

248........................ Application of Part XVI to polling in Antarctica............ 302

249........................ Antarctic electors............................................................ 302

250........................ Arrangements for the polling in Antarctica..................... 303

251........................ Ballot papers to be initialled............................................ 304

252........................ Candidates not to take part in polling.............................. 304

253........................ The polling in Antarctica................................................. 304

254........................ Entitlement of Antarctic electors to vote.......................... 305

255........................ Questions to be put to voter at Antarctic station.............. 305

256........................ Right of Antarctic elector to receive ballot paper............. 305

257........................ List of Antarctic electors to be marked............................ 305

258........................ Application of sections 233 and 234............................... 306

259........................ Proceedings by Antarctic Returning Officer on close of poll 306

260........................ Result of the polling in Antarctica................................... 306

261........................ Preservation of ballot papers etc..................................... 307

262........................ Application of Part.......................................................... 308

Part XVIII--The scrutiny                                                                                            309

263........................ Scrutiny.......................................................................... 309

264........................ Scrutineers at scrutiny..................................................... 309

265........................ Scrutiny, how conducted................................................ 309

266........................ Preliminary scrutiny of declaration votes........................ 310

267........................ Action on objections to ballot papers.............................. 311

268........................ Informal ballot papers..................................................... 311

268A..................... Formal votes below the line............................................ 312

269........................ Formal votes above the line............................................ 313

271........................ Officers not to mark ballot papers so that voter can be identified             315

272........................ Treatment of Senate ballot papers of voters who have voted above the line             315

273........................ Scrutiny of votes in Senate elections............................... 316

273A..................... Computerised scrutiny of votes in Senate election.......... 327

273B...................... Combination of manual and computer scrutiny permitted 329

274........................ Scrutiny of votes in House of Representatives elections. 329

275........................ Scrutiny prior to receipt of declaration ballot papers....... 334

276........................ Provisional scrutiny........................................................ 335

277........................ Scrutiny for information................................................. 335

278........................ Re-count at Senate elections............................................ 336

279........................ Re-count at House of Representatives elections.............. 336

279A..................... Notice of re-count........................................................... 336

279B...................... Conduct of re-count........................................................ 337

280........................ Powers of officer conducting re-count............................ 338

281........................ Reservation of disputed ballot papers............................. 338

282........................ Re-count of Senate votes to determine order of election in other circumstances       339

Part XIX--The return of the writs                                                                         341

283........................ Return of writ for election of Senators............................ 341

284........................ Declaration of poll and return of writs for House of Representatives      341

285........................ Correction of errors........................................................ 343

286........................ Extension of time............................................................ 343

Part XX--Election funding and financial disclosure                                   344

Division 1--Preliminary                                                                                          344

287........................ Interpretation................................................................... 344

287A..................... Campaign committee to be treated as part of State branch of party           349

287B...................... Designated federal party................................................. 350

Division 2--Agents                                                                                                     351

288........................ Agents of political parties............................................... 351

288A..................... Principal agents............................................................... 351

289........................ Appointment of agents by candidates and groups........... 352

290........................ Requisites for appointment............................................. 352

291........................ Register of Party Agents................................................. 353

292........................ Effect of registration etc.................................................. 353

292A..................... Evidence of appointment................................................. 354

292B...................... Responsibility for action when agent of party or branch dead or appointment vacant              355

292C...................... Revocation of appointment of agent of candidate or group 355

292D..................... Notice of death or resignation of agent of candidate or group  355

Division 3--Election funding                                                                                356

294........................ General entitlement to funds........................................... 356

297........................ Payment not to be made in certain circumstances............ 356

299........................ Making of payments....................................................... 356

299A..................... Method of making payments.......................................... 364

300........................ Death of candidate.......................................................... 366

301........................ Death of member of group.............................................. 366

302........................ Appropriation................................................................. 367

Division 4--Disclosure of donations                                                                 368

303........................ Interpretation................................................................... 368

304........................ Disclosure of gifts.......................................................... 368

305A..................... Gifts to candidates etc..................................................... 370

305B...................... Gifts to political parties................................................... 373

306........................ Certain gifts not to be received........................................ 374

306A..................... Certain loans not to be received...................................... 377

306B...................... Repayment of gifts where corporations wound up etc.... 379

307........................ Nil returns....................................................................... 380

Division 5--Disclosure of electoral expenditure                                        381

308........................ Interpretation................................................................... 381

309........................ Returns of electoral expenditure...................................... 382

311A..................... Annual returns of income and expenditure of Commonwealth Departments           383

313........................ Nil returns....................................................................... 384

314........................ Two or more elections on the same day.......................... 384

Division 5A--Annual returns by registered political parties and other persons              386

314AA.................. Interpretation................................................................... 386

314AB................... Annual returns by registered political parties.................. 386

314AC................... Amounts received........................................................... 386

314AE................... Outstanding amounts...................................................... 387

314AEA................ Annual returns by associated entities.............................. 388

314AEB................ Annual returns relating to political expenditure............... 389

314AEC................ Annual returns relating to gifts received for political expenditure            390

314AF................... Returns not to include lists of party membership............ 392

314AG.................. Regulations..................................................................... 392

Division 6--Miscellaneous                                                                                     393

314A..................... Interpretation................................................................... 393

315........................ Offences......................................................................... 393

315A..................... Recovery of payments.................................................... 395

316........................ Investigation etc.............................................................. 396

317........................ Records to be kept.......................................................... 401

318........................ Inability to complete returns............................................ 401

319........................ Non-compliance with Part does not affect election......... 403

319A..................... Amendment of claims and returns.................................. 404

320........................ Inspection and supply of copies of claims and returns.... 405

321........................ Indexation....................................................................... 406

321A..................... Indexation of amounts.................................................... 407

Part XXI--Electoral offences                                                                                     410

322........................ Interpretation................................................................... 410

323........................ Officers and scrutineers to observe secrecy.................... 410

324........................ Officers not to contravene Act etc................................... 410

325........................ Officers not to influence vote.......................................... 410

325A..................... Influencing votes of hospital patients etc........................ 411

326........................ Bribery............................................................................ 411

327........................ Interference with political liberty etc............................... 412

328........................ Printing and publication of electoral advertisements, notices etc.             413

328A..................... Publication of electoral advertisements on the internet.... 415

328B...................... Requirements relating to how-to-vote cards.................... 416

329........................ Misleading or deceptive publications etc......................... 418

330........................ False statements in relation to Rolls................................ 419

331........................ Heading to electoral advertisements................................ 419

334........................ Depiction etc. of certain electoral matter.......................... 420

335........................ Cards in polling booth.................................................... 421

336........................ Signature to electoral paper............................................. 421

337........................ Witnessing electoral papers............................................. 422

338........................ Unlawfully marking ballot papers................................... 422

339........................ Other offences relating to ballot papers etc..................... 423

339A..................... Officers not to interfere with etc. ballot-boxes or ballot papers                424

340........................ Prohibition of canvassing near polling booths................ 424

341........................ Badges or emblems in polling booths............................. 426

342........................ Duty of witness to claim................................................. 426

343........................ Failure to transmit claim.................................................. 426

345........................ Employers to allow employees leave of absence to vote. 427

346........................ Protection of the official mark......................................... 427

347........................ Disorderly behaviour at meeting..................................... 428

348........................ Control of behaviour at polling booths etc...................... 429

351........................ Publication of matter regarding candidates...................... 430

Part XXII--Court of Disputed Returns                                                              433

Division 1--Disputed Elections and Returns                                                433

352........................ Interpretation................................................................... 433

353........................ Method of disputing elections......................................... 433

354........................ The Court of Disputed Returns....................................... 434

355........................ Requisites of petition...................................................... 435

356........................ Deposit as security for costs........................................... 436

357........................ Petition by Electoral Commission................................... 436

358........................ No proceedings unless requirements complied with....... 436

359........................ Right of Electoral Commissioner to be represented........ 437

360........................ Powers of Court............................................................. 437

361........................ Inquiries by Court........................................................... 438

362........................ Voiding election for illegal practices etc.......................... 438

363........................ Court to report cases of illegal practices.......................... 439

363A..................... Court must make its decision quickly............................. 439

364........................ Real justice to be observed.............................................. 439

364A..................... Provision for Court to have regard to certain rejected ballot papers         440

365........................ Immaterial errors not to vitiate election........................... 440

365A..................... Election not affected by failure of delivery arrangement. 440

366........................ Errors relating to printing of party affiliations................. 441

367........................ Evidence that person not permitted to vote...................... 441

367A..................... Disposal of petition where election cannot be decided.... 442

368........................ Decisions to be final....................................................... 442

369........................ Copies of petition and order of Court to be sent to House affected, Governor-General and Speaker       442

370........................ Representation of parties before Court............................ 443

371........................ Costs............................................................................... 443

372........................ Deposit applicable for costs............................................ 443

373........................ Other costs...................................................................... 443

374........................ Effect of decision............................................................ 443

375........................ Power to make Rules of Court........................................ 444

375A..................... Right of Electoral Commission to have access to documents 444

Division 2--Qualifications and vacancies                                                      445

376........................ Reference of question as to qualification or vacancy....... 445

377........................ President or Speaker to state case................................... 445

378........................ Parties to the reference.................................................... 445

379........................ Powers of Court............................................................. 445

380........................ Order to be sent to House affected.................................. 446

381........................ Application of certain sections........................................ 446

Part XXIII--Miscellaneous                                                                                          447

381A..................... Extension of time for acts by officers............................. 447

382........................ General provisions about enrolment-related claims etc... 447

383........................ Injunctions...................................................................... 449

384........................ Prosecution of offences.................................................. 451

385........................ Certificate evidence......................................................... 451

385A..................... Evidence of authorship or authorisation of material........ 452

386........................ Disqualification for bribery and undue influence............ 452

386A..................... Immunity from suit......................................................... 453

387........................ Electoral matters to be sent free by post.......................... 453

387A..................... Service of process by mail.............................................. 453

388........................ Averments deemed to be proved..................................... 454

389........................ Defendant may be called upon to give evidence.............. 454

390........................ Production of claims for enrolment etc........................... 454

390A..................... Claims for enrolment etc. not to be subject to warrants... 455

391........................ Record of claims for enrolment etc................................. 455

392........................ Forms............................................................................. 456

393A..................... Preservation of documents.............................................. 457

394........................ No State or Territory vote to be held on polling day....... 458

395........................ Regulations..................................................................... 459

Schedule 1--Forms                                                                                                   460

Schedule 2--Grounds of application for postal or pre-poll vote     477

Schedule 3--Rules for the conduct of a preliminary scrutiny of declaration votes     479

Endnotes                                                                                                                                  486

Endnote 1--About the endnotes                                                                          486

Endnote 2--Abbreviation key                                                                              488

Endnote 3--Legislation history                                                                           489

Endnote 4--Amendment history                                                                         510

Endnote 5--Miscellaneous                                                                                     550


  

Endnotes

Endnote 1--About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1--About the endnotes

Endnote 2--Abbreviation key

Endnote 3--Legislation history

Endnote 4--Amendment history

Abbreviation key--Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history--Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Editorial changes

The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation "(md)" added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation "(md not incorp)" is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

 

Endnote 2--Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

    /sub-subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev ... ) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

ed = editorial change

reloc = relocated

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

renum = renumbered

    effect

rep = repealed

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rs = repealed and substituted

gaz = gazette

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

    effect

SR = Statutory Rules

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

Sub-Ch = Sub-Chapter(s)

    cannot be given effect

SubPt = Subpart(s)

mod = modified/modification

underlining = whole or part not

No. = Number(s)

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3--Legislation history

 

Act

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

27, 1918

21 Nov 1918

ss. 1-3, 76, Part XII (ss. 85-97), ss. 105, 113, 124, 133, 134, 136, 138-140, 168, 169, 174, 178, 219 and Form F in Schedule: 25 Nov 1918 (see Gazette 1918, p. 2257)
s. 32: 14 Dec 1920 (see Gazette 1920, p. 2277)
Remainder: 21 Mar 1919 (see Gazette 1919, p. 401)

 

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1919

31, 1919

28 Oct 1919

28 Oct 1919 (a)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1921

14, 1921

15 Dec 1921

15 Dec 1921 (a)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1922

14, 1922

28 Sept 1922

4 Oct 1922 (see Gazette 1922, p. 1787) (a)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1924

10, 1924

31 July 1924

31 July 1924 (a)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1925

20, 1925

26 Sept 1925

26 Sept 1925 (a)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1928

17, 1928

22 June 1928

22 June 1928 (a)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1929

2, 1929

25 Feb 1929

25 Feb 1929

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1934

9, 1934

27 July 1934

27 July 1934 (a)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1940

19, 1940

29 May 1940

16 Aug 1940 (see Gazette 1940, p. 1727) (a)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1946

42, 1946

15 Aug 1946

15 Aug 1946

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1948

17, 1948

18 May 1948

18 May 1948

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1949

10, 1949

25 Mar 1949

22 Apr 1949

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act (No. 2) 1949

47, 1949

27 Oct 1949

27 Oct 1949

s. 4(2)

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1952

106, 1952

18 Nov 1952

16 Dec 1952

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1953

79, 1953

10 Dec 1953

7 Jan 1954

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1961

26, 1961

19 May 1961

16 June 1961

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1962

31, 1962

21 May 1962

18 June 1962

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1965

48, 1965

3 June 1965

1 July 1965

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act (No. 2) 1965

70, 1965

22 Nov 1965

1 July 1965

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1966

32, 1966

24 May 1966

24 May 1966

--

Statute Law Revision (Decimal Currency) Act 1966

93, 1966

29 Oct 1966

1 Dec 1966

--

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1973

7, 1973

16 Mar 1973

21 Mar 1973 (see Gazette 1973, No. 33A)

s. 8

Commonwealth Electoral Act (No. 2) 1973

38, 1974

7 Aug 1974

20 Sept 1974 (see Gazette 1974, No. 77A)

s. 3(2)

Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975

56, 1975

12 June 1975

ss. 4 and 38: 1 July 1975 (see s. 2(1) and Gazette 1975, No. S122)
Remainder: Royal Assent

--

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act 1977

14, 1977

28 Feb 1977

28 Feb 1977

--

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act (No. 2) 1977

116, 1977

7 Nov 1977

s. 3(1): 28 Feb 1977
Remainder: Royal Assent

ss. 3(2) and 4

Jurisdiction of Courts (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1979

19, 1979

28 Mar 1979

Parts II-XVII (ss. 3-123): 15 May 1979 (see Gazette 1979, No. S86)
Remainder: Royal Assent

s. 124

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act 1980

102, 1980

6 June 1980

6 June 1980

--

High Court of Australia (Consequential Provisions) Act 1980

155, 1980

19 Sept 1980

19 Sept 1980

--

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1981

176, 1981

2 Dec 1981

Part IX (ss. 31-35): 26 Jan 1984 (see Gazette 1983, No. S247) (b)

--

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act (No. 1) 1982

26, 1982

7 May 1982

Part XXXVII (ss. 214, 215): 26 Jan 1984 (c)

--

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act (No. 2) 1982

80, 1982

22 Sept 1982

Part XVI (ss. 42-44): Royal Assent (d)

--

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 1) 1983

39, 1983

20 June 1983

s. 3: 18 July 1983 (e)

s. 7(1)

Migration (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1983

84, 1983

14 Nov 1983

Part IV (ss. 7, 8): 2 Apr 1984 (f)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Legislation Amendment Act 1983

144, 1983

22 Dec 1983

21 Feb 1984 (see Gazette 1984, No. S62)

ss. 10(2)-(4), 11(2)-(6), 14(2), (3), 40(2), 65(2), 113(2), 150(2), (3), 151(2)-(6) and 152-154

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Commonwealth Electoral Legislation Amendment Act 1984

45, 1984

25 June 1984

(see 45, 1984 below)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Legislation Amendment Act 1984

45, 1984

25 June 1984

ss. 1 and 2: Royal Assent
ss. 3(2) and 7: 21 Feb 1984
Remainder: 23 July 1984

ss. 6 and 8

Cocos (Keeling) Islands Self-Determination (Consequential Amendments) Act 1984

46, 1984

25 June 1984

Part VII (ss. 22-26): 6 Apr 1984
Remainder: Royal Assent

--

Christmas Island Administration (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1984

120, 1984

18 Oct 1984

Part VIII (ss. 27-31): 1 Oct 1984
Remainder: Royal Assent

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Act 1984

133, 1984

25 Oct 1984

25 Oct 1984

--

Broadcasting and Television (Consequential Amendments) Act 1985

67, 1985

5 June 1985

1 Jan 1986

s. 4

Public Service and Statutory Authorities Amendment Act 1985

166, 1985

11 Dec 1985

s. 45: 8 Jan 1986 (g)

s. 45(2)

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 2) 1985

193, 1985

16 Dec 1985

s. 3: 1 May 1987 (see s. 2(5) and Gazette 1987, No. S68) (h)

s. 16

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act 1987

35, 1987

3 June 1987

3 June 1987

s. 35(2)

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1987

141, 1987

18 Dec 1987

s. 3: Royal Assent (j)

s. 5(1)

Broadcasting Amendment Act (No. 3) 1987

184, 1987

30 Dec 1987

s. 34(8): 4 Aug 1989 (see Gazette 1989, No. S259)
s. 40: 1 Jan 1986 (see s. 2(2))
Remainder: 27 Jan 1988

--

Industrial Relations (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988

87, 1988

8 Nov 1988

ss. 1 and 2: Royal Assent
Remainder: 1 Mar 1989 (see s. 2(2) and Gazette 1989, No. S53)

--

Statutory Instruments (Tabling and Disallowance) Legislation Amendment Act 1988

99, 1988

2 Dec 1988

2 Dec 1988

--

A.C.T. Self-Government (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988

109, 1988

6 Dec 1988

s. 32 (in part): 11 May 1989 (see Gazette 1989, No. S164) (k)

--

Migration Legislation Amendment (Consequential Amendments) Act 1989

159, 1989

18 Dec 1989

s. 4: (l)
Remainder: (l)

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Act 1989

24, 1990

23 Jan 1990

ss. 1-3, 4(d), 5-30, 36, 40, 43, 50 and 117: Royal Assent
ss. 4(a), (c), (e), 38, 44-48, 54, 55(c), 57, 58, 61, 73, 74, 76, 80(e), 81(e)-(n), 85(a), (d), (e), (f), 86-109, 111-113, 115, 116, 119, 120 and Schedule 3 (in part): 9 Feb 1990 (see Gazette 1990, No. S30)
Remainder: 30 Sept 1990

ss. 7(2), 9(2), 10(2), 22(2), 34(2), 45(2), 91(2), 95(2), (3) and 96(2)

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Act 1991

167, 1991

13 Nov 1991

(see 167, 1991 below)

--

Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Act 1991

122, 1991

27 June 1991

ss. 4(1), 10(b) and 15-20: 1 Dec 1988
ss. 28(b)-(e), 30 and 31: 10 Dec 1991 (see Gazette 1991, No. S332)
Remainder: Royal Assent

s. 31(2)

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Act 1991

167, 1991

13 Nov 1991

ss. 1-3, 33 and 44: Royal Assent
s. 45: 30 Sept 1990
Remainder: 13 May 1992

s. 26(2)

Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991

180, 1991

25 Nov 1991

s. 116: 23 Dec 1991 (m)

--

Political Broadcasts and Political Disclosures Act 1991

203, 1991

19 Dec 1991

Part 3 (ss. 10-31): Royal Assent (n)

ss. 3, 15(2), 18(2) and 31

Australian Capital Territory Self-Government Legislation Amendment Act 1992

10, 1992

6 Mar 1992

ss. 14-17: Royal Assent (o)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act 1992

45, 1992

11 June 1992

11 June 1992

--

Broadcasting Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992

105, 1992

9 July 1992

5 Oct 1992 (see s. 2 and Gazette 1992, No. GN38)

s. 3

Norfolk Island (Electoral and Judicial) Amendment Act 1992

121, 1992

17 Oct 1992

17 Oct 1992

--

Radiocommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992

167, 1992

11 Dec 1992

1 July 1993

s. 14(2)

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Act 1992

219, 1992

24 Dec 1992

s. 15: 24 June 1993
Remainder: Royal Assent

--

Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Act 1993

13, 1994

18 Jan 1994

s. 22: 13 Jan 1993
Part 6 (ss. 27-41): 11 Apr 1994 (see Gazette 1994, No. S126)
Remainder: Royal Assent

--

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act 1994

21, 1994

16 Feb 1994

16 Feb 1994

--

Migration Legislation Amendment Act 1994

60, 1994

9 Apr 1994

s. 85: (p)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act 1995

42, 1995

15 June 1995

15 June 1995

ss. 4-6

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Act 1995

166, 1995

16 Dec 1995

16 Dec 1995

s. 5

Workplace Relations and Other Legislation Amendment Act 1996

60, 1996

25 Nov 1996

Schedule 16 (items 2, 3): 25 May 1997 (q)
Schedule 19 (items 14, 15): Royal Assent (q)

--

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Workplace Relations and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1996

77, 1996

19 Dec 1996

Sch 3 (items 1, 2): 25 Nov 1996 (s 2(4))

--

Financial Sector Reform (Consequential Amendments) Act 1998

48, 1998

29 June 1998

Sch 1 (item 35): 29 June 1998 (s 2(1))

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Act 1998

94, 1998

17 July 1998

Schedule 1 (items 38-42, 147, 153 and 154): 14 Aug 1998
Remainder: 18 July 1998

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Act (No. 1) 1999

134, 1999

13 Oct 1999

s 4 and Sch 1 (items 13-30): 13 Oct 1999 (s 2(1))
Sch 1 (items 1-9): 10 Nov 1999 (s 2(2))
Sch 1 (items 10-12): repealed before commencing (s 2(3))

s 4

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2004

115, 2004

13 July 2004

Schedule 1 (item 103): Royal Assent

--

Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999

146, 1999

11 Nov 1999

Sch 1 (items 301-317): 5 Dec 1999 (s 2(1), (2))

--

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act (No. 1) 2000

126, 2000

26 Oct 2000

Schedule 2: 3 Oct 2000
Remainder: Royal Assent

Sch. 2 (items 10-12)

Criminal Code Amendment (Theft, Fraud, Bribery and Related Offences) Act 2000

137, 2000

24 Nov 2000

Sch 2 (items 134-140, 418, 419): 24 May 2001 (s 2(3))

Sch 2 (items 418, 419)

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Act (No. 1) 2001

34, 2001

28 Apr 2001

16 July 2001 (see Gazette 2001, No. S284)

Sch. 1 (items 80, 81)

Corporations (Repeals, Consequentials and Transitionals) Act 2001

55, 2001

28 June 2001

s 4-14 and Sch 3 (items 125, 126): 15 July 2001 (s 2(1), (3))

s 4-14

Finance and Administration Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001

109, 2001

17 Sept 2001

15 Oct 2001

s. 5

Abolition of Compulsory Age Retirement (Statutory Officeholders) Act 2001

159, 2001

1 Oct 2001

29 Oct 2001

Sch. 1 (item 97)

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act (No. 1) 2002

81, 2002

10 Oct 2002

10 Oct 2002

--

Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) (Consequential Provisions) Act 2002

105, 2002

14 Nov 2002

Schedule 3 (items 34, 36): 12 May 2003 (see Gazette 2002, No. GN49)

--

Legislative Instruments (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003

140, 2003

17 Dec 2003

Sch 1 (items 13, 14): 1 Jan 2005 (s 2(1) item 3)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Members of Local Government Bodies) Act 2003

144, 2003

17 Dec 2003

17 Dec 2003

--

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Representation in the House of Representatives) Act 2004

34, 2004

20 Apr 2004

Schedule 1: 27 Apr 2004
Remainder: Royal Assent

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Access to Electoral Roll and Other Measures) Act 2004

78, 2004

23 June 2004

Schedule 1: 21 July 2004
Remainder: Royal Assent

Sch. 1 (items 110-120)

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2004

115, 2004

13 July 2004

Schedule 1 (items 1-4, 6-8, 11, 14, 15, 20-25, 27-36, 38-41, 43, 44, 46-61, 64-74, 76, 77, 88-92, 92A, 93-102, 133-135): 10 Aug 2004

Sch. 1 (items 133-135)
s. 2(1) (items 3, 5, 8, 11, 18, 24, 30) (rep. by 65, 2006, Sch. 1 [item 100])
s. 2(1) (item 14) (am. by 123, 2004, Sch. 3 [item 1]; rep. by 65, 2006, Sch. 1 [item 100])
Sch. 1 (item 132A) (rs. by 123, 2004, Sch. 3 [item 2]; rep. by 65, 2006, Sch. 1 [item 101])
Sch. 1 (item 132B) (ad. by 123, 2004, Sch. 3 [item 2]; rep. by 65, 2006, Sch. 1 [item 101])

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Prisoner Voting and Other Measures) Act 2004

123, 2004

16 Aug 2004

Sch 3: 10 Aug 2004 (s 2(1) item 9)

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2006

65, 2006

22 June 2006

Schedule 1 (items 100, 101): Royal Assent

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Prisoner Voting and Other Measures) Act 2004

123, 2004

16 Aug 2004

Sch 1 (items 1-5): 10 Aug 2004 (s 2(1) items 2-6)

--

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Amendment Act 2005

38, 2005

1 Apr 2005

Sch 1 (item 206): 16 May 2005

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2006

65, 2006

22 June 2006

Schedule 1 (items 1-16, 20, 24, 28, 36, 39-91, 93-99), Schedule 2 (item 28) and Schedule 3: Royal Assent
Schedule 1 (items 17-19): 21 Nov 2006 (see F2006L03740)
Schedule 1 (items 21-23, 25-27, 29-35): 21 Nov 2006
Schedule 1 (items 37, 38, 92): 1 July 2007 (see s. 2(1))
Schedule 2 (items 1-27, 29): 8 Dec 2005

Sch. 1 (items 7, 16, 85), Sch. 2 (item 29) and Sch. 3
s. 2(1) (am. by 73, 2008, Sch. 2 [items 6, 7])

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Statute Law Revision Act 2008

73, 2008

3 July 2008

Schedule 2 (items 6, 7, 10, 11): 15 Mar 2007 (see s. 2(1))

--

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2006

170, 2006

12 Dec 2006

Schedule 1 (items 13-17): 13 Dec 2006 (see s. 2(1))

--

Australian Citizenship (Transitionals and Consequentials) Act 2007

21, 2007

15 Mar 2007

Schedules 1-3: 1 July 2007 (see s. 2(1) and F2007L01653)
Remainder: Royal Assent

Sch. 3 (items 14, 18)

Electoral and Referendum Legislation Amendment Act 2007

22, 2007

15 Mar 2007

Schedule 3 (items 1-4): 16 Apr 2007 (see F2007L01001)
Remainder: Royal Assent

Sch. 3 (item 4)

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment Act 2007

52, 2007

12 Apr 2007

Schedule 1 (items 54-57): 13 Apr 2007

--

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Democratic Plebiscites) Act 2007

157, 2007

24 Sept 2007

24 Sept 2007

--

Statute Law Revision Act 2008

73, 2008

3 July 2008

Schedule 4 (items 169, 170): 4 July 2008

--

Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws--General Law Reform) Act 2008

144, 2008

9 Dec 2008

Schedule 7 (items 1-7): 9 Mar 2009

--

Fair Work (State Referral and Consequential and Other Amendments) Act 2009

54, 2009

25 June 2009

Schedule 10 (items 4, 5): (x)

--

Disability Discrimination and Other Human Rights Legislation Amendment Act 2009

70, 2009

8 July 2009

Sch 3 (item 16): 5 Aug 2009

--

Statute Law Revision Act 2010

8, 2010

1 Mar 2010

Sch 1 (items 8-14), Sch 4 and Sch 5 (item 137): 1 Mar 2010 (s 2(1) items 2, 29, 30, 38)

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (How-to-Vote Cards and Other Measures) Act 2010

108, 2010

14 July 2010

Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 (items 1, 2, 5): 23 July 2010 (see F2010L02127)

Sch. 1 (item 9) and Sch. 2 (item 5)

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Pre-poll Voting and Other Measures) Act 2010

109, 2010

14 July 2010

Sch 1 (items 1-39, 77), Sch 3 and Sch 4 (items 1-20, 40): 14 July 2010 (s 2(1) items 2, 4)
Sch 2 (items 1-181, 189): 19 July 2010 (s 2(1) item 3)

Sch 1 (item 77), Sch 2 (item 189), Sch 3 (item 5) and Sch 4 (item 40)

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Statute Law Revision Act 2011

5, 2011

22 Mar 2011

Sch 2 (item 6): 19 July 2010 (s 2(1) item 6)

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2010

110, 2010

14 July 2010

Sch 1 (items 1-18, 34-36), Sch 4 (items 1-17, 32-38, 46, 47), Sch 8 (items 1, 2, 5) and Sch 9 (items 1-46, 49): 15 July 2010 (s 2(1) items 2, 3, 5-8, 13)
Sch 2 and 3: 19 July 2010 (s 2(1) item 4)
Sch 5 (items 1-54, 107, 108(1)) and Sch 7: 23 July 2010 (s 2(1) items 9, 12)
Sch 6 (items 1, 3-10, 21, 22): 14 Jan 2011 (s 2(1) item 10)

Sch 1 (items 3, 9, 18), Sch 2 (items 11, 12), Sch 3 (item 9), Sch 5 (items 107, 108(1)), Sch 6 (items 21, 22), Sch 7 (item 12), Sch 8 (item 5) and Sch 9 (item 49)

Statute Law Revision Act 2011

5, 2011

22 Mar 2011

Schedule 5 (items 52-55) and Schedule 6 (items 23, 123): 19 Apr 2011

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment and Prisoner Voting) Act 2011

29, 2011

25 May 2011

Schedule 1 (items 1-8, 13) and Schedule 2 (items 1-5, 7): Royal Assent

Sch. 1 (item 13) and Sch. 2 (item 7)

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Provisional Voting) Act 2011

37, 2011

26 May 2011

Schedule 1 (items 1-3, 7): Royal Assent

Sch. 1 (item 7)

Acts Interpretation Amendment Act 2011

46, 2011

27 June 2011

Schedule 2 (items 381-407) and Schedule 3 (items 10, 11): 27 Dec 2011

Sch. 3 (items 10, 11)

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Maintaining Address) Act 2012

110, 2012

24 July 2012

Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 (items 1-15): 25 July 2012

--

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Protecting Elector Participation) Act 2012

111, 2012

24 July 2012

Sch 1 (items 1-16) and Sch 2 (items 1-6): 25 July 2012 (s 2(1) items 2, 3)

--

Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012

197, 2012

12 Dec 2012

Sch 5 (items 22-25) and Sch 6 (items 15-19): 12 Mar 2014 (s 2(1) items 3, 19)

Sch 6 (items 15-19)

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Improving Electoral Procedure) Act 2013

19, 2013

27 Mar 2013

Schedule 1 (items 1-51, 103, 104(1)), Schedule 2 and Schedule 3 (items 1, 2, 5-9, 12-40, 47): Royal Assent

Sch. 1 (items 103, 104(1)), Sch. 2 (item 7) and Sch. 3 (item 47)

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Improving Electoral Administration) Act 2013

26, 2013

28 Mar 2013

Sch 1 (items 1-24, 26, 27, 27A-27C, 28, 54): 29 Mar 2013 (s 2(1) items 2-4, 6)
Sch 2 (items 1-3, 7): 1 Jan 2014 (s 2(1) item 7)

Sch 1 (item 54) and Sch 2 (item 7)

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014

62, 2014

30 June 2014

Sch 6 (item 33), Sch 8 (items 58-66) and Sch 14: 1 July 2014 (s 2(1) items 6, 14)

Sch 14

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Public Governance and Resources Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2015

36, 2015

13 Apr 2015

Sch 2 (items 7-9) and Sch 7: 14 Apr 2015 (s 2)

Sch 7

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) (Consequential Provisions) Act 2015

126, 2015

10 Sept 2015

Sch 1 (item 486): 5 Mar 2016 (s 2(1) item 2)

--

Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) (Consequential Provisions) Act 2015

126, 2015

10 Sept 2015

Sch 1 (item 495): 5 Mar 2016 (s 2(1) item 2)

--

Tribunals Amalgamation Act 2015

60, 2015

26 May 2015

Sch 8 (item 15) and Sch 9: 1 July 2015 (s 2(1) items 19, 22)

Sch 9

Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) (Consequential Provisions) Act 2015

126, 2015

10 Sept 2015

Sch 1 (items 125, 126): 5 Mar 2016 (s 2(1) item 2)

--

Statute Law Revision Act (No. 2) 2015

145, 2015

12 Nov 2015

Sch 4 (items 5, 6): 10 Dec 2015 (s 2(1) item 7)

--

Statute Law Revision Act (No. 1) 2016

4, 2016

11 Feb 2016

Sch 1 (item 16) and Sch 4 (items 1, 59-65, 340, 341): 10 Mar 2016 (s 2(1) items 2, 6)

--

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Act 2016

25, 2016

21 Mar 2016

22 Mar 2016 (s 2(1) item 1)

Sch 1 (items 42A, 57, 95)

Territories Legislation Amendment Act 2016

33, 2016

23 Mar 2016

Sch 4 (items 1-45): 1 July 2016 (s 2(1) item 5)
Sch 4 (items 49-60): 24 Mar 2016 (s 2(1) item 6)

Sch 4 (items 49-60)

Statute Update Act 2016

61, 2016

23 Sept 2016

Sch 1 (items 98-149) and Sch 2 (item 12): 21 Oct 2016 (s 2(1) item 1)

--

 

Number and year

FRLI registration or gazettal

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

1940 No. 163

15 Aug 1940

15 Aug 1940

--

as amended by

 

 

 

1984 No. 287

18 Oct 1984

18 Oct 1984

--

1995 No. 21

28 Feb 1995

28 Feb 1995

--

1999 No. 301

4 Dec 1999

Sch 1 (Part 4): 5 Dec 1999 (r 1.2)

--

as amended by

 

 

 

2000 No. 332

8 Dec 2000

Sch 1 (item 2): 5 Dec 1999

--

 

(a)             Section 3 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1946 provides as follows:

                     3.  Each section inserted in the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, or in that Act as amended, by the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1919, the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1921, the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1922, the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1924, the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1925, the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1928, the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1934 or the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1940, shall be deemed to have commenced on the date of commencement of the section by which it was so inserted.

(b)             The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by Part IX (sections 31-35) only of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1981, subsection 2(5) of which provides that Part IX shall come into operation on a date to be fixed by Proclamation.

(c)              The Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1981 was amended by Part XXXVII (sections 214 and 215) only of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act (No. 1) 1982, subsection 2(10) of which provides as follows:

                 (10)  Part XXXVII shall come into operation on the date fixed under subsection 2(5) of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1981.

(d)             The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by Part XVI (sections 42-44) only of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act (No. 2) 1982, subsection 2(1) of which provides that Part XVI shall come into operation on Royal Assent.

(e)              The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by section 3 only of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 1) 1983, subsection 2(1) of which provides as follows:

                   (1)  Subject to this section, this Act shall come into operation on the twenty-eighth day after the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

(f)              The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by Part IV (sections 7 and 8) only of the Migration (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1983, subsection 2(1) of which provides that Part IV shall come into operation on the day on which the Migration Amendment Act 1983 comes into operation.

(g)             The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by section 45 only of the Public Service and Statutory Authorities Amendment Act 1985, subsection 2(7) of which provides as follows:

                   (7)  The remaining provisions of this Act shall come into operation on the twenty-eighth day after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

(h)             The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by section 3 only of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 2) 1985, subsection 2(5) of which provides as follows:

                   (5)  The amendments of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 made by this Act shall come into operation on the day fixed by Proclamation for the purposes of subsection 2(2) of the Australian Citizenship Amendment Act 1984.

(j)              The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by section 3 only of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1987, subsection 2(1) of which provides as follows:

                   (1)  Subject to this section, this Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

(k)              The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by section 32 (in part) only of the A.C.T. Self-Government (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988, subsection 2(3) of which provides as follows:

                   (3)  The remaining provisions of this Act (including the amendments made by Schedule 5) commence on a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

(l)              The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by the Migration Legislation Amendment (Consequential Amendments) Act 1989, section 2 of which provides as follows:

                   (1)  This Act, other than section 4, commences immediately before the commencement of section 4 of the Migration Legislation Amendment Act 1989.

                   (2)  Section 4 commences on the commencement of section 4 of the Migration Legislation Amendment Act 1989.

                  The Migration Legislation Amendment Act 1989 came into operation on 19 December 1989.

(m)             The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by section 116 only of the Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991, subsection 2(1) of which provides as follows:

                   (1)  Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences 28 days after the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

(n)             The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by Part 3 (sections 10-31) only of the Political Broadcasts and Political Disclosures Act 1991, subsection 2(1) of which provides as follows:

                   (1)  Parts 1 and 3 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

(o)             The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by sections 14-17 only of the Australian Capital Territory Self-Government Legislation Amendment Act 1992, subsection 2(1) of which provides as follows:

                   (1)  Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

(p)             The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by section 85 only of the Migration Legislation Amendment Act 1994, subsection 2(3) of which provides as follows:

                   (3)  The remaining provisions commence immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Migration Reform Act 1992.

                  Section 3 of the Migration Reform Act 1992 commenced on 1 September 1994.

(q)             The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 was amended by Schedule 16 (items 2 and 3) and Schedule 19 (items 14 and 15) only of the Workplace Relations and Other Legislation Amendment Act 1996, subsections 2(1)-(3) of which provide as follows:

                   (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

                   (2)  Subject to subsection (3), the items of the Schedules, other than Schedule 5, item 1 of Schedule 9, items 2 and 3 of Schedule 12, item 90 of Schedule 16 and the items of Schedule 19, commence on a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

                   (3)  If an item of a Schedule does not commence under subsection (2) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

 

Endnote 4--Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Part I

 

s. 3......................................

am. No. 9, 1934

s. 4......................................

am. No. 144, 1983; Nos. 45, 46 and 120, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 121, 1992; No. 94, 1998; No. 34, 2001; Nos. 34 and 78, 2004; No. 65, 2006; No. 22, 2007; No. 144, 2008; Nos. 8, 108, 109 and 110, 2010; Nos. 5 and 29, 2011; No. 19, 2013; No 62, 2014; No 25, 2016; No 33, 2016

s. 4A...................................

ad. No. 35, 1987

s. 4B...................................

ad. No. 35, 1987

 

am. No. 121, 1992; No 33, 2016

s. 4C...................................

ad. No. 35, 1987

 

am No 25, 2016

s. 4D...................................

ad. No. 109, 2001

Part II

 

Division 1

 

Heading to Div. 1 of Part II.

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 5......................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 87, 1988; No. 24, 1990; No. 219, 1992; No. 60, 1996; No. 105, 2002; No. 73, 2008; No. 54, 2009

s. 5A...................................

ad. No. 24, 1990

Division 2

 

Heading to Div. 2 of Part II.

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 6......................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 60, 1996; No. 146, 1999; No 62, 2014

s. 7......................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. Nos. 10 and 219, 1992; No. 5, 2011

s. 7A...................................

ad. No. 219, 1992

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 157, 2007; No. 70, 2009; No 197, 2012

s. 7B...................................

ad. No. 219, 1992

 

am. No. 94, 1998

s. 8......................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 219, 1992

s. 9......................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 10....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 11....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No 62, 2014

s. 12....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 13....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 46, 2011

s. 14....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 46, 2011

s. 14A.................................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 219, 1992

s. 15....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 16....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 94, 1998

s. 17....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 203, 1991; No. 219, 1992; No. 126, 2000; No. 65, 2006; No. 110, 2010; No 62, 2014

s. 17A.................................

ad. No. 203, 1991

 

am No 62, 2014

Division 3

 

Div. 3 of Part II...................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 18....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 141, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 10, 1992

s. 19....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 46, 2011

s. 20....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 141, 1987; No. 24, 1990

s. 21....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 159, 2001

s. 22....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990 (as am. by No. 167, 1991); No 4, 2016

s. 23....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 122, 1991

 

am. No. 146, 1999

s. 24....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 25....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 122, 1991; No 62, 2014

s. 26....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 46, 2011

s. 27....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 46, 2011

s. 28....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 109, 2010; No. 110, 2012

 

rs. No. 19, 2013

Division 4

 

Div. 4 of Part II...................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 29....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 146, 1999

s. 30....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 46, 2011

s. 31....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 110, 2010; No. 46, 2011

s. 32....................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 141, 1987; No. 24, 1990

s. 33....................................

am. No. 31, 1919; No. 19, 1940; No. 106, 1952; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 19, 2013

s. 34....................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. Nos. 46 and 120, 1984

s. 35....................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 166, 1985; No. 219, 1992; No. 166, 1995; No. 146, 1999

Division 5

 

Heading to Div. 5 of Part II.

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 36....................................

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 37....................................

am. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 110, 2010

s. 38....................................

rs. No. 144, 1983; No. 65, 2006

Part III

 

Part III................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

Division 1AA

 

Div. 1AA of Part III............

ad. No. 24, 1990

s. 38A.................................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am No 33, 2016

Division 1

 

s. 39....................................

am. No. 14, 1977

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

Division 2

 

s. 40....................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No 33, 2016

s. 41....................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

s. 42....................................

rs. No. 48, 1965; No. 38, 1974

 

am. No. 14, 1977

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 43....................................

rs. No. 48, 1965; No. 144, 1983

s. 44....................................

rs. No. 48, 1965; No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 109, 1988; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991

Division 3

 

Heading to Div. 3 of Part III

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 45....................................

rs. No. 48, 1965; No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 121, 1992; No 33, 2016

s. 46....................................

rs. No. 48, 1965

 

am. No. 14, 1977

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 121, 1992; No. 94, 1998; No. 34, 2004; No 33, 2016

s. 47....................................

am. No. 14, 1977

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 34, 2004

s. 48....................................

am. No. 38, 1974; Nos. 14 and 116, 1977

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 34, 2004; No 33, 2016

s. 48A.................................

ad. No. 34, 2004

s. 49....................................

ad. No. 14, 1977

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 34, 2004; No 33, 2016

s. 50....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

Heading to Div. 4 of Part III

rep. No. 24, 1990

s. 51....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 121, 1992; No 33, 2016

s. 52....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 24, 1990

ss. 53, 54............................

ad. No. 144, 1983

Part IV

 

Part IV................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 55....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 55A.................................

ad. No. 24, 1990

s. 56....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s 56AA...............................

ad No 33, 2016

s. 56A.................................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am No 33, 2016

ss. 57, 58............................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 59....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 167, 1991; No. 94, 1998

s. 60....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 21, 1994; No. 94, 1998; No. 146, 1999; Statutory Rules 1999 No. 301 (as am. by Statutory Rules 2000 No. 332)

s. 61....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 94, 1998

s. 62....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 63....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 63A.................................

ad. No. 94, 1998

s. 64....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 94, 1998

s. 65....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998

s. 66....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 94, 1998; No 33, 2016

s. 67....................................

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 67A.................................

ad. No. 35, 1987

s. 68....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998

s. 69....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 94, 1998

s. 70....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998

s. 71....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 72....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 94, 1998; No. 26, 2013

s. 73....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 94, 1998; No 33, 2016

s. 74....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 75....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998

s. 76....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998

s. 76A.................................

ad. No. 24, 1990

s 77.....................................

ad No 144, 1983

 

am No 24, 1990

s 78.....................................

ad No 144, 1983

 

am No 24, 1990; No 61, 2016

Part V

 

s. 79....................................

am. No. 19, 1940

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. Nos. 46 and 120, 1984; No. 24, 1990

s. 80....................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 78, 2004; No. 110, 2010

Part VI

 

s. 81....................................

am. No. 9, 1934; No. 144, 1983

s. 82....................................

am. No. 144, 1983

s. 83....................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

s. 84....................................

am. No. 39, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 10, 1992

s. 85....................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998

s. 86....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 219, 1992; No. 109, 2010

s. 87....................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 109, 2010; Nos. 110 and 111, 2012

s. 88....................................

am. No. 144, 1983

s. 89....................................

am. No. 19, 1940; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990

 

rep. No. 110, 2010

s. 90....................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 78, 2004

s. 90A.................................

ad. No. 78, 2004

 

am. No. 110, 2010

s. 90B.................................

ad. No. 78, 2004

 

am. No. 115, 2004; Nos. 65 and 170, 2006; Nos. 22 and 52, 2007; Nos. 8 and 110, 2010

s. 91....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 167, 1991; No. 219, 1992; No. 94, 1998; Nos. 134 and 146, 1999; No. 126, 2000

 

rep. No. 78, 2004

ss. 91AA, 91AB..................

ad. No. 126, 2000

 

rep. No. 78, 2004

s. 91A.................................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 219, 1992; No. 94, 1998; No. 134, 1999; No. 126, 2000; No. 78, 2004; Nos. 65 and 170, 2006; No. 52, 2007; No. 110, 2010

s. 91B.................................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 219, 1992; No. 94, 1998; No. 134, 1999; No. 78, 2004; No. 65, 2006; No. 52, 2007

ss. 91C-91E.......................

ad. No. 167, 1991

 

rep. No. 78, 2004

s. 92....................................

am. No. 144, 1983 (as am. by No. 45, 1984); No. 166, 1995; No. 78, 2004; No. 65, 2006; No. 5, 2011; No. 110, 2012

Part VII

 

s. 93....................................

am. No. 14, 1922; No. 20, 1925; No. 17, 1928; No. 10, 1949; No. 26, 1961; No. 31, 1962; No. 7, 1973; No. 176, 1981 (as am. by No. 26, 1982); Nos. 84 and 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 193, 1985; No. 35, 1987; No. 159, 1989; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 166, 1995; Nos. 115 and 123, 2004; No. 65, 2006; No. 29, 2011

s. 93A.................................

ad. No. 34, 2001

 

am. No. 109, 2010

s. 94....................................

ad. No. 79, 1953

 

am. No. 26, 1961; No. 32, 1966; No. 7, 1973; No. 176, 1981

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 121, 1992; No. 166, 1995; No. 94, 1998; No. 34, 2001; No. 78, 2004; No. 109, 2010; No 33, 2016

s. 94A.................................

ad. No. 94, 1998

 

am. No. 34, 2001; Nos. 78 and 115, 2004; No. 65, 2006; Nos. 109 and 110, 2010; No. 29, 2011

s. 95....................................

ad. No. 26, 1961

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 121, 1992; No. 166, 1995; No. 94, 1998; No. 34, 2001; Nos. 78 and 115, 2004; No. 65, 2006; No. 144, 2008; Nos. 109 and 110, 2010; No. 29, 2011; No 33, 2016

s. 95AA..............................

ad. No. 121, 1992

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 115, 2004

 

rep No 33, 2016

ss. 95AB, 95AC..................

ad. No. 121, 1992

 

am. No. 109, 2010

 

rep No 33, 2016

s. 96....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 121, 1992; No. 166, 1995; No. 34, 2001; No. 65, 2006; Nos. 109 and 110, 2010; No. 29, 2011; No 33, 2016

s. 96A.................................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 167, 1991

s. 97....................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 109, 2010

Part VIII

 

s. 98AA..............................

ad. No. 65, 2006

 

am. No. 22, 2007

 

rs. No. 110, 2010

 

am No 33, 2016

s. 98....................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 65, 2006; No. 110, 2010; No. 111, 2012; No. 19, 2013

s. 98A.................................

ad. No. 34, 2001

 

am. No. 109, 2010

s. 99....................................

am. No. 20, 1925; No. 17, 1928; No. 9, 1934; No. 26, 1961; No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; No. 121, 1992; No. 94, 1998; No. 115, 2004; No 33, 2016

s. 99A.................................

ad. No. 219, 1992

 

am. No. 115, 2004; No. 65, 2006; No. 21, 2007; Nos. 109 and 110, 2010; No. 5, 2011

s. 99B.................................

ad. No. 65, 2006

 

am. No. 65, 2006 (as am. by No. 73, 2008); No. 109, 2010

s. 100..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 115, 2004; Nos. 109 and 110, 2010; No. 19, 2013

s. 101..................................

am. No. 26, 1961; No. 31, 1962; No. 48, 1965; No. 93, 1966; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 121, 1992; No. 94, 1998; No. 109, 2001; No. 115, 2004; No. 109, 2010; Nos. 110 and 111, 2012; No 4, 2016; No 33, 2016

s. 102..................................

am. No. 10, 1949

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 219, 1992; No. 166, 1995; No. 94, 1998; No. 115, 2004; No. 65, 2006; No. 109, 2010

 

rs. No. 29, 2011

s 103...................................

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 24, 1990; No 109, 2001; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s. 103A...............................

ad. No. 110, 2012

s. 103B...............................

ad. No. 111, 2012

s. 104..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 219, 1992; No. 115, 2004; No. 144, 2008; No. 109, 2010; No. 111, 2012; No. 19, 2013

s. 105..................................

am. No. 9, 1934; No. 19, 1940; No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; No. 115, 2004; No. 65, 2006; No. 109, 2010; No. 111, 2012

s. 106..................................

ad. No. 9, 1934

 

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; No. 109, 2010

s. 107..................................

am. No. 26, 1961; No. 144, 1983; No. 109, 2010

s. 108..................................

am. No. 7, 1973; No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; Nos. 109 and 110, 2010; No 33, 2016

s. 109..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 166, 1995; Nos. 115 and 123, 2004

 

rs. No. 65, 2006

 

am. No. 109, 2010

 

rs. No. 29, 2011

 

am No 33, 2016

s. 110..................................

am. No. 144, 1983 (as am. by No. 45, 1984); No. 109, 2010

s. 111..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 78, 2004; No. 109, 2010

s. 111A...............................

ad. No. 166, 1995

 

rep. No. 109, 2010

s. 112..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 109, 2010

 

am No 33, 2016

Part IX

 

Part IX................................

rs. No. 24, 1990

s. 113..................................

am. No. 93, 1966; No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 115, 2004; No. 109, 2010

s. 114..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 115, 2004; No. 109, 2010; No. 110, 2012

s. 115..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 115, 2004; No. 109, 2010

s. 116..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 109, 2010; No. 110, 2012

s. 117..................................

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

rep. No. 109, 2010

s. 118..................................

am. No. 93, 1966; No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 167, 1991; No. 94, 1998; No. 115, 2004; No. 65, 2006; No. 109, 2010; No. 29, 2011; No. 110, 2012

s. 119..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 24, 1990

Part X

 

Part X..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 120..................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 219, 1992; No. 34, 2001; No. 78, 2004; No. 109, 2010 (as am. by No. 5, 2011); No. 110, 2010; Nos. 110 and 111, 2012; No. 19, 2013

s. 121..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 34, 2001; No. 78, 2004; Nos. 109 and 110, 2010; Nos. 110 and 111, 2012

s. 122..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 109, 2010

Part XI

 

Part XI................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 123..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 109, 1988; No. 24, 1990; No. 126, 2000; No. 110, 2010; No. 19, 2013

s. 124..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 125..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 110, 2010

s. 126..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 126, 2000; No. 110, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 127..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 110, 2010

s. 128..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 24, 1990

s. 129..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 126, 2000; No. 115, 2004; No. 110, 2010

s 129A................................

ad No 25, 2016

s. 130..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 110, 2010

s. 131..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 219, 1992; No. 110, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 132..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 219, 1992; No. 110, 2010; No. 19, 2013; No 25, 2016

s. 132A...............................

ad. No. 78, 2004

 

am. No. 110, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 133..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 110, 2010; No. 19, 2013; No 25, 2016

s. 134..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 126, 2000; No. 78, 2004; No. 110, 2010; No. 19, 2013; No 25, 2016

s. 134A...............................

ad. No. 94, 1998

 

am. Nos. 78 and 115, 2004; No. 110, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 135..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 110, 2010

s. 136..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 219, 1992; No. 94, 1998; No. 110, 2010; No. 19, 2013

s. 137..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 34, 2001; No. 110, 2010; No. 19, 2013; No 25, 2016

s. 138..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 110, 2010

s. 138A...............................

ad. No. 34, 2001

s. 139..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 110, 2010

s. 140..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998; No. 110, 2010

s. 141..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998; No. 38, 2005; No. 110, 2010; No 60, 2015; No 25, 2016

Part XII...............................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 35, 1987

s. 142..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984

 

rep. No. 35, 1987

s. 143..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 45, 1984

 

rep. No. 35, 1987

ss. 144, 145........................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984

 

rep. No. 35, 1987

ss. 146-148........................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 35, 1987

s. 149..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984

 

rep. No. 35, 1987

s. 150..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 35, 1987

Part XIII

 

s. 151..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 152..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990

s. 153..................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998

s. 154..................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998

s. 155..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 65, 2006; No. 29, 2011

s. 156..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 94, 1998

s. 157..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 94, 1998

s. 159..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 35, 1987

s. 161..................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

Part XIV

 

s. 163..................................

rs. No. 20, 1925

 

am. No. 10, 1949; No. 7, 1973; No. 176, 1981; No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

s. 164..................................

rs. No. 14, 1921; No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 109, 1988

s. 165..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 166..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 219, 1992; No. 94, 1998; No. 78, 2004; Nos. 8 and 109, 2010; No. 19, 2013

s. 167..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 167, 1991

 

am. No. 94, 1998

s. 168..................................

ad. No. 14, 1922

 

am. No. 48, 1965; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 35, 1987

 

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 169..................................

ad. No. 19, 1940

 

am. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 35, 1987

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 169A...............................

ad. No. 35, 1987

 

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 169B...............................

ad. No. 35, 1987

 

am. No. 219, 1992; No 25, 2016

s. 169C...............................

ad. No. 35, 1987

s. 170..................................

am. No. 20, 1925; No. 48, 1965; No. 93, 1966; No. 144, 1983; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 167, 1991

 

am. Nos. 48 and 94, 1998; No. 65, 2006; No. 21, 2007; No. 19, 2013

s. 171..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010

s. 172..................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 109, 2010

s. 173..................................

rs. No. 31, 1919

 

am. No. 14, 1922; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 166, 1995; No. 34, 2001; No. 115, 2004; No. 8, 2010

s. 174..................................

am. No. 17, 1928; No. 144, 1983; No. 19, 2013

s. 175..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 94, 1998

s. 176..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 167, 1991

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 115, 2004

s. 177..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 166, 1995; No. 34, 2001

 

rs. No. 78, 2004

s. 178..................................

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 166, 1995; No. 115, 2004

s. 179..................................

am. No. 48, 1965; No. 144, 1983

s. 180..................................

rs. No. 17, 1928

 

am. No. 166, 1995; No. 34, 2001

s. 181..................................

am. No. 17, 1928

Part XV

 

Part XV...............................

rs. No. 24, 1990

s. 182..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 65, 2006; No. 19, 2013

s. 183..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 65, 2006

 

rs. No. 19, 2013

s. 184..................................

am. No. 31, 1919; No. 14, 1922; No. 17, 1928; No. 19, 1940; No. 10, 1949; No. 106, 1952; No. 26, 1961; No. 70, 1965; Nos. 32 and 93, 1966; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 167, 1991; No. 137, 2000; No. 34, 2001; No. 22, 2007; No. 110, 2010; No 19 and 26, 2013

s. 184A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 167, 1991; No. 166, 1995; No. 137, 2000; Nos. 115 and 123, 2004; No. 22, 2007; Nos. 109 and 110, 2010; No. 19, 2013

s. 184AA............................

ad. No. 94, 1998

s. 184B...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 109, 2010

s. 185..................................

am. No. 31, 1919; No. 14, 1922

 

rep. No. 17, 1928

 

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 22, 2007; No. 109, 2010; No. 26, 2013

s. 185A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

rep. No. 166, 1995

s. 185B...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 109, 2010

s. 185C...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 109, 2010

s. 186..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 166, 1995; No. 94, 1998; No. 134, 1999; No. 78, 2004; No. 8, 2010; No. 19, 2013

s. 187..................................

am. No. 17, 1928; No. 10, 1949; No. 93, 1966; No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

rep. No. 110, 2010

s. 188..................................

am. No. 14, 1922; No. 19, 1940; No. 10, 1949; No. 106, 1952; No. 26, 1961; No. 144, 1983 (as am. by No. 45, 1984); No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 167, 1991; No. 94, 1998; No. 34, 2001; No. 78, 2004; No. 22, 2007; Nos. 8 and 110, 2010; No 19 and 26, 2013

s. 188A...............................

ad. No. 19, 2013

s. 189..................................

am. No. 19, 1940; No. 10, 1949; No. 106, 1952; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 167, 1991; No. 94, 1998; No. 8, 2010

 

rs. No. 19, 2013

s. 189A...............................

ad. No. 34, 2001

 

am. No. 19, 2013

s 189B................................

ad No 34, 2001

 

am No 19, 2013; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s. 190..................................

am. No. 19, 1940; No. 10, 1949; No. 106, 1952; No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 34, 2001; No. 8, 2010

 

rep. No. 19, 2013

s. 191..................................

am. No. 48, 1965; No. 32, 1966; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984

 

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

rep. No. 167, 1991

s. 192..................................

ad. No. 14, 1922

 

am. No. 17, 1928; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

s. 193..................................

ad. No. 17, 1928

 

am. No. 19, 1940; No. 10, 1949; No. 106, 1952; No. 48, 1965; No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 146, 1999; No. 78, 2004

s. 194..................................

am. No. 17, 1928; No. 19, 1940; No. 10, 1949; No. 48, 1965; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 34, 2001; No. 78, 2004; No. 22, 2007; Nos. 8 and 110, 2010; No. 19, 2013

s 195...................................

am No. 9, 1934; No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983

 

rs No 24, 1990

 

am No 8, 2010; No 19, 2013; No 61, 2016

s. 195A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 22, 2007; Nos. 8 and 110, 2010; No 25, 2016

s 196...................................

ad No 14, 1922

 

am No 19, 1940; No 10, 1949; No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983

 

rs No 24, 1990

 

am No 109, 2001; No 8, 2010; No 61, 2016

s 197...................................

am No 17, 1928; No 19, 1940; No 10, 1949; No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 45, 1984

 

rs No 24, 1990

 

am No 8, 2010; No 19, 2013; No 61, 2016

s 198...................................

ad No 10, 1949

 

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983

 

rs No 24, 1990

 

am No 8, 2010; No 19, 2013; No 61, 2016

s. 199..................................

am. No. 17, 1928; No. 93, 1966; No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

s. 200..................................

am. No. 17, 1928; No. 19, 1940; No. 10, 1949; No. 48, 1965; No. 32, 1966; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 8, 2010

Part XVA

 

Part XVA............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

Division 1

 

Div. 1 of Part XVA.............

ad. No. 109, 2010

s. 200AA............................

ad. No. 109, 2010

Division 2

 

Heading to Div. 2 of............
Part XVA

ad. No. 109, 2010

s. 200A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 65, 2006; No. 109, 2010

s. 200B...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

s. 200BA.............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

 

am. Nos. 109 and 110, 2010

s. 200C...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 109, 2010

s. 200D...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 166, 1995; No. 94, 1998; No. 22, 2007; No. 109, 2010; No. 26, 2013

s. 200DA............................

ad. No. 78, 2004

s. 200DB.............................

ad. No. 78, 2004

 

am. No. 22, 2007; No 4, 2016

Division 3

 

Div. 3 of Part XVA.............

ad. No. 109, 2010

Subdivision A

 

s. 200DC.............................

ad. No. 109, 2010

 

am. No. 26, 2013

s. 200DD............................

ad. No. 109, 2010

 

am. No. 110, 2010

ss. 200DE, 200DF..............

ad. No. 109, 2010

Subdivision B

 

s. 200DG............................

ad. No. 109, 2010

 

am. No. 110, 2010; No. 26, 2013

s. 200DH............................

ad. No. 109, 2010

 

rep. No. 26, 2013

s. 200DI..............................

ad. No. 109, 2010

 

am. No. 110, 2010; No. 26, 2013

s. 200DJ..............................

ad. No. 109, 2010

 

am. No. 110, 2010; No. 26, 2013

s. 200DK............................

ad. No. 109, 2010

s. 200DL.............................

ad. No. 109, 2010

 

am. No. 26, 2013

s. 200DM............................

ad. No. 109, 2010

 

am. No. 26, 2013

Subdivision C

 

ss. 200DN-200DR..............

ad. No. 109, 2010

Division 4

 

Heading to Div. 4 of............
Part XVA

ad. No. 109, 2010

s. 200DS.............................

ad. No. 109, 2010

s. 200E...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 34, 2001; Nos. 8 and 109, 2010

s. 200F................................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 167, 1991; No. 109, 2010

s. 200G...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. Nos. 8 and 109, 2010

s. 200H...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

rep. No. 167, 1991

s 200J.................................

ad No 24, 1990

 

am No 109, 2001; No 8, 2010; No 109, 2010; No 61, 2016

s 200K................................

ad No 24, 1990

 

am No 8, 2010; No 109, 2010; No 61, 2016

s. 201..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 24, 1990

 

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 109, 2010

s. 202..................................

rep. No. 24, 1990

 

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. Nos. 8 and 109, 2010

Part XVB

 

Heading to Part XVB...........

rs. No. 109, 2010

Part XVB.............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

Heading to Div. 1 of............
Part XVB

rep. No. 109, 2010

s. 202AA............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

 

am. No. 109, 2010

s. 202AB.............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

 

am. Nos. 8 and 109, 2010

s. 202AC.............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

s. 202AD............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

 

am. No. 109, 2010

s. 202AE.............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

 

am. Nos. 8 and 109, 2010

s. 202AF.............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

 

rs. No. 109, 2010

Div. 2 of Part XVB..............

rep. No. 109, 2010

s. 202AG............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

 

rep. No. 109, 2010

s. 202AH............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

 

am. No. 8, 2010

 

rep. No. 109, 2010

ss. 202AI-202AK...............

ad. No. 22, 2007

 

rep. No. 109, 2010

s. 202AL.............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

 

am. No. 8, 2010

 

rep. No. 109, 2010

s. 202AM............................

ad. No. 22, 2007

 

rep. No. 109, 2010

Part XVI

 

s. 202A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 110, 2010

s. 203..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; No. 219, 1992; Nos. 8 and 110, 2010

s. 204..................................

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 205..................................

am. No. 80, 1982; No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 167, 1991

s. 206..................................

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 207..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990

s. 208..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 94, 1998

 

am. No. 115, 2004; No. 65, 2006; No. 109, 2010; No. 29, 2011

s. 208A...............................

ad. No. 110, 2010

s. 209..................................

rs. No. 48, 1965; No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998; No. 78, 2004; No. 8, 2010; No. 19, 2013; No 25, 2016

s. 209A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

rs. No. 94, 1998

 

am. Nos. 8 and 110, 2010

s. 210..................................

ad. No. 14, 1922

 

am. No. 19, 1940; No. 48, 1965; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 8, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 210A...............................

ad. No. 35, 1987

 

am. No. 8, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 211..................................

am. No. 14, 1922

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 94, 1998; No. 34, 2001; No. 8, 2010

 

rep No 25, 2016

s. 211A...............................

ad. No. 35, 1987

 

am. No. 167, 1991; No. 94, 1998; No. 34, 2001; No. 8, 2010

 

rep No 25, 2016

s. 212..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 213..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998; No. 8, 2010

s. 214..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 35, 1987

 

am. No. 8, 2010; No 25, 2016

s 214A................................

ad No 25, 2016

s. 215..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 34, 2001

 

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 216..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 35, 1987; No. 34, 2001

 

am. No. 8, 2010

 

rep No 25, 2016

s. 217..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 78, 2004

s 218...................................

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 24, 1990; No 61, 2016

s. 219..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

s. 220..................................

am. No. 17, 1928; No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990

s. 221..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; No. 65, 2006; No. 109, 2010; No. 29, 2011

s. 222..................................

am. No. 31, 1919; No. 32, 1966; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 65, 2006

s. 223..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 110, 2010

s. 224..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 8, 2010; No. 110, 2010

s. 225..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998; No. 8, 2010

 

rep. No. 110, 2010

s. 226..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998; No 8, 2010;No 110, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 226A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 78, 2004; No. 65, 2006; No. 8, 2010

 

rep. No. 110, 2010

s. 227..................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990 (as am. by No. 167, 1991); No. 167, 1991; No. 166, 1995; No 8, 2010; No 110, 2010; No 25, 2016; No 33, 2016

s. 228..................................

ad. No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 35, 1987

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998; No. 78, 2004; No. 22, 2007; No 8, 2010; No 110, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 229..................................

rs. No. 14, 1922

 

am. No. 17, 1928; No. 10, 1949; No. 7, 1973; No. 176, 1981

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 94, 1998; No. 115, 2004; No. 110, 2010

s. 230..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 115, 2004; Nos. 109 and 110, 2010; No. 26, 2013

s. 231..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; Nos. 8 and 110, 2010

s. 232..................................

rs. No. 45, 1984

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 65, 2006; Nos. 8 and 110, 2010

s. 233..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 65, 2006; No. 8, 2010

s. 234..................................

rs. No. 17, 1928

 

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 166, 1995; No. 65, 2006; Nos. 8 and 110, 2010

s. 234A...............................

ad. No. 94, 1998

 

am. No. 65, 2006; No. 8, 2010

s. 235..................................

am. No. 14, 1922; No. 17, 1928; No. 26, 1961; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 167, 1991; No. 115, 2004; No. 65, 2006; Nos. 8 and 110, 2010; No. 37, 2011; No. 19, 2013; No 25, 2016

s. 236..................................

ad. No. 14, 1922

 

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984

 

rep. No. 24, 1990

s. 237..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984

 

rep. No. 24, 1990

s. 238..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990 (as am. by No. 167, 1991); Nos. 8 and 109, 2010; No. 26, 2013

s. 238A...............................

ad. No. 19, 2013

s. 238B...............................

ad. No. 26, 2013

s. 239..................................

am. No. 31, 1919; No. 9, 1934; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 240..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 8, 2010

s. 240A...............................

ad. No. 78, 2004

s. 241..................................

rs. No. 48, 1965

 

am. No. 78, 2004

s. 242..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

s. 243..................................

rs. No. 14, 1922

 

am. No. 144, 1983

s 245...................................

ad No 10, 1924

 

am No 17, 1928; No 48, 1965; No 32, 1966; No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 24, 1990; No 167, 1991; No 219, 1992; No 94, 1998; No 34, 2001; No 109, 2001; No 78, 2004; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

Part XVII

 

Part XVII............................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 246..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 247..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 248..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; Nos. 19 and 26, 2013

s. 249..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 94, 1998; No. 109, 2010

s. 250..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 251..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 252..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 253..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 46, 2011

s. 254..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 255..................................

rs. No. 24, 1990

ss. 256, 257........................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010

s. 258..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

s. 259..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010

s. 260..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 34, 2001; No. 8, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 261..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 34, 2001; No. 8, 2010

s. 262..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

Part XVIII

 

s. 264..................................

rs. No. 26, 1961

 

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; No. 78, 2004; No. 8, 2010

s. 265..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 219, 1992; No. 94, 1998; No. 8, 2010

s. 266..................................

ad. No. 45, 1984

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 134, 1999; No. 8, 2010

s. 267..................................

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010

s. 268..................................

am. No. 31, 1919; No. 14, 1922; No. 9, 1934; No. 19, 1940; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998; No. 65, 2006; No 8, 2010; No 109, 2010; No 110, 2010; No. 26, 2013; No 25, 2016

s 268A................................

ad No 25, 2016

s. 269..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 270..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 94, 1998; No. 8, 2010

 

rep No 25, 2016

s 271...................................

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 8, 2010; No 61, 2016

s. 272..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 8, 2010

 

rs No 25, 2016

s. 273..................................

rs. No. 31, 1919

 

am. No. 14, 1922; No. 17, 1928; No. 9, 1934; No. 17, 1948; No. 144, 1983; Nos. 45 and 133, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 94, 1998; No. 78, 2004; Nos. 8, 109 and 110, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 273A...............................

ad. No. 94, 1998

 

am. Statutory Rules 1999 No. 301 (as am. by Statutory Rules 2000 No. 332); No. 8, 2010; No 25, 2016

s. 273B...............................

ad. No. 94, 1998

s. 274..................................

rs. No. 31, 1919

 

am. No. 14, 1922; No. 17, 1928; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 219, 1992; No. 94, 1998; No. 78, 2004; Nos. 8, 109 and 110, 2010

s. 275..................................

ad. No. 31, 1919

 

am. No. 14, 1922; No. 17, 1928; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010

s. 276..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 167, 1991; No. 94, 1998; No. 8, 2010

s. 277..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

ss. 278, 279........................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010

s. 279A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 279B...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 146, 1999; No. 8, 2010

s. 280..................................

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 281..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010

s. 282..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010; No 25, 2016

Part XIX

 

s. 283..................................

am. No. 14, 1922; No. 17, 1928; No. 48, 1965; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 94, 1998; No. 78, 2004

s. 284..................................

am. No. 14, 1922; No. 17, 1928; No. 10, 1949; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 167, 1991; No. 34, 2001; No. 78, 2004; No. 8, 2010

s. 285..................................

am. No. 78, 2004; Nos. 8 and 110, 2010

s. 286..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987

Part XX

 

Heading to Part XX.............

rs. No. 102, 1980

Part XX...............................

ad. No. 144, 1983

Division 1

 

s. 287..................................

rs. No. 42, 1946

 

am. No. 93, 1966

 

rep. No. 102, 1980

 

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 67, 1985; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 180, 1991; Nos. 45 and 105, 1992; No. 42, 1995; No. 60, 1996; No. 94, 1998; No. 134, 1999; No. 55, 2001; Nos. 81 and 105, 2002; No. 65, 2006; No. 54, 2009; No. 8, 2010

s. 287A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 45, 1992

s. 287B...............................

ad. No. 81, 2002

Division 2

 

s. 288..................................

rs. No. 42, 1946

 

rep. No. 102, 1980

 

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

s. 288A...............................

ad. No. 166, 1995

s. 289..................................

rep. No. 102, 1980

 

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 8, 2010

s. 290..................................

rep. No. 102, 1980

 

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 42, 1995

ss. 291, 292........................

am. No. 93, 1966

 

rep. No. 102, 1980

 

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

s. 292A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

s. 292B...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 45, 1992

ss. 292C, 292D...................

ad. No. 24, 1990

s. 293..................................

am. No. 93, 1966

 

rep. No. 102, 1980

 

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 42, 1995

Division 3

 

s. 293..................................

am. No. 93, 1966

 

rep. No. 102, 1980

 

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 42, 1995

s. 294..................................

am. No. 93, 1966

 

rep. No. 102, 1980

 

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 42, 1995

s. 295..................................

am. No. 93, 1966

 

rs. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990

 

rep. No. 42, 1995

s. 296..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 42, 1995

s. 297..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 298..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 42, 1995

s. 299..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; Nos. 42 and 166, 1995; No. 81, 2002

s. 299A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

rep. No. 42, 1995

 

ad. No. 81, 2002

 

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 300..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 42, 1995

s. 301..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 42, 1995

s. 302..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

Division 4

 

s. 303..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 203, 1991

s. 304..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 203, 1991; No. 45, 1992; No. 65, 2006; No. 8, 2010

s. 305..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 203, 1991; No. 45, 1992; No. 42, 1995; No. 134, 1999

 

rep. No. 65, 2006

s. 305A...............................

ad. No. 45, 1992

 

am. No. 42, 1995; No. 65, 2006

s. 305B...............................

ad. No. 42, 1995

 

am. No. 134, 1999; No. 65, 2006

s. 306..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 203, 1991; No. 45, 1992; No. 65, 2006

s. 306A...............................

ad. No. 134, 1999

 

am. No. 55, 2001; No. 65, 2006

s. 306B...............................

ad. No. 81, 2002

 

am. No. 65, 2006

s. 307..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 203, 1991

Division 5

 

s. 308..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 203, 1991; No. 45, 1992; No. 42, 1995; No. 65, 2006; No. 108, 2010

s. 309..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 203, 1991; No. 45, 1992; No. 42, 1995; No. 94, 1998; No. 65, 2006; No. 8, 2010

s. 310..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 67, 1985; No. 24, 1990; No. 105, 1992

 

rep. No. 65, 2006

s. 311..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

 

rep. No. 65, 2006

s. 311A...............................

ad. No. 203, 1991

 

am. No. 146, 1999; No. 65, 2006; No. 5, 2011

s. 312..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 35, 1987

s. 313..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 203, 1991; No. 42, 1995

s. 314..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

Division 5A

 

Heading to Div. 5A of.........
Part XX

am. No. 42, 1995
rs. No. 65, 2006

Div. 5A of Part XX.............

ad. No. 203, 1991

 

rs. No. 45, 1992

s. 314AA............................

ad. No. 203, 1991

 

rs. No. 45, 1992

 

am. No. 42, 1995; No. 134, 1999; No. 8, 2010

s. 314AB.............................

ad. No. 45, 1992

 

am. No. 42, 1995; No. 94, 1998

s. 314AC.............................

ad. No. 45, 1992

 

am. No. 42, 1995; No. 134, 1999; No. 65, 2006

s. 314AD............................

ad. No. 45, 1992

 

am. No. 42, 1995

 

rep. No. 94, 1998

s. 314AE.............................

ad. No. 45, 1992

 

am. No. 65, 2006

s. 314AEA..........................

ad. No. 42, 1995

 

am. No. 134, 1999

s. 314AEB..........................

ad. No. 65, 2006

 

am. No. 108, 2010

s. 314AEC..........................

ad. No. 65, 2006

s. 314AF.............................

ad. No. 45, 1992

s. 314AG............................

ad. No. 45, 1992

 

am. No. 42, 1995

Division 6

 

s. 314A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 45, 1992

s 315...................................

ad No 144, 1983

 

am No. 24, 1990; No 203, 1991; No 109, 2001; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s. 315A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

s 316...................................

ad No 144, 1983

 

am No 24, 1990; No 203, 1991; No 42, 1995; No 94, 1998; No 109, 2001; No 81, 2002; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s. 317..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; Nos. 167 and 203, 1991

s. 318..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 45, 1992; No. 8, 2010

s. 318A...............................

ad. No. 203, 1991

 

rep. No. 65, 2006

s. 319..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987

s. 319A...............................

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 42, 1995

s. 320..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 24, 1990; No. 203, 1991; No. 45, 1992; No. 42, 1995

s. 321..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 42, 1995; No 145, 2015

s. 321A...............................

ad. No. 65, 2006

 

am. No. 65, 2006; No 145, 2015

Part XXI

 

s. 322..................................

rs. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s 323...................................

am No 93, 1966

 

rs No 144, 1983

 

am No 24, 1990; No 61, 2016

s 324...................................

am No 31, 1962

 

rs No 144, 1983

 

am No 24, 1990; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s 325...................................

am No 31, 1962

 

rs No 144, 1983

 

am No 45, 1984; No 109, 2001; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s 325A................................

ad No 24, 1990

 

am No 190, 2001; No 61, 2016

s 326...................................

am No. 31, 1962

 

rs No 144, 1983

 

am No 24, 1990; No 109, 2001; No 61, 2016

s 327...................................

am No 31, 1962

 

rs No 144, 1983

 

am No 203, 1991; No 144, 2003; No 61, 2016

s 328...................................

rs No 144, 1983

 

am No 35, 1987; No 167, 1991; No 94, 1998; No 34, 2001; No 78, 2004; No 8, 2010; No 108, 2010; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s. 328A...............................

ad. No. 65, 2006

 

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 328B...............................

ad. No. 108, 2010

 

am. No. 26, 2013

s 329...................................

am No 17, 1928; No 102, 1980

 

rs No 144, 1983

 

am No 133, 1984; No 24, 1990; No 94, 1998; No 109, 2001; No 108, 2010; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s. 329A...............................

ad. No. 219, 1992

 

rep. No. 94, 1998

s 330...................................

am No 93, 1966

 

rs No 144, 1983

 

am No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s 331...................................

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 35, 1987; No 24, 1990

 

rs No 167, 1991

 

am No 94, 1998; No 115, 2004; No 61, 2016

s. 332..................................

am. No. 17, 1928; No. 93, 1966; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 35, 1987; No. 94, 1998

 

rep. No. 134, 1999

s. 333..................................

ad. No. 19, 1940

 

am. No. 93, 1966; No. 144, 1983 (as am. by No. 45, 1984); No. 45, 1984; No. 67, 1985

 

rep. No. 184, 1987

s 334...................................

ad No. 43, 1946

 

am No 47, 1949; No 26, 1961; No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 45, 1984; No 24, 1990; No 109, 2001; No 61, 2016

s 335...................................

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 109, 2001; No 61, 2016

s 336...................................

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 45, 1984; No 24, 1990; No 167, 1991; No 61, 2016

s. 337..................................

am. No. 93, 1966; No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; No. 115, 2004

s 338...................................

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 24, 1990; No 8, 2010; No 61, 2016

s 339...................................

am No 93, 1966

 

rs No 144, 1983

 

am No 24, 1990; No 167, 1991; No 94, 1998; No 137, 2000; No 109, 2001; No 115, 2004; No 8, 2010; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s. 339A...............................

ad. No. 26, 2013

s 340...................................

am No 26, 1961; No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 24, 1990; No 78, 2004; No 61, 2016

s 341...................................

ad No 19, 1940

 

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 109, 2001; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s 342...................................

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 24, 1990; No 110, 2010; No 61, 2016

s 343...................................

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 24, 1990; No 109, 2001; No 109, 2010; No 110, 2010; No 61, 2016

s. 344..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 94, 1998

 

rep. No. 137, 2000

s 345...................................

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 45, 1984; No 24, 1990; No 61, 2016

s 346...................................

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 24, 1990; No 8, 2010; No 61, 2016

s 347...................................

am No 9, 1934; No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 167, 1991; No 109, 2001; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

s 348...................................

am No 144, 1983; No 45, 1984

 

rs No 24, 1990

 

am No 22, 2007; No 8, 2010; No 61, 2016

s. 349..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 24, 1990

s. 350..................................

am. No. 93, 1966; No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990; No. 109, 2001

 

rep. No. 22, 2007

s 351...................................

ad No 19, 1940

 

am No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 24, 1990; No 167, 1991; No 109, 2001; No 65, 2006; No 8, 2010; No 108, 2010; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016

Part XXII

 

Division 1

 

s. 352..................................

rs. No. 144, 1983

s. 353..................................

am. No. 19, 1940; No. 144, 1983; No. 109, 1988

s. 354..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 94, 1998; No. 34, 2001

s. 355..................................

am. No. 19, 1940; Nos. 102 and 155, 1980; No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 115, 2004

s. 356..................................

am. No. 93, 1966; No. 155, 1980; No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 13, 1994

 

am. No. 166, 1995

s. 357..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 358..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990

s. 359..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

s. 360..................................

am. No. 14, 1922; No. 144, 1983; No. 8, 2010

s. 361..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 8, 2010

s. 362..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 133, 1984; No. 24, 1990; No. 203, 1991; No. 167, 1992; No. 94, 1998

s. 363..................................

am. No. 155, 1980; No. 13, 1994

s. 363A...............................

ad. No. 94, 1998

s. 364A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 365..................................

am. No. 14, 1922; No. 167, 1991

s. 365A...............................

ad. No. 134, 1999

 

am. No. 8, 2010

s. 366..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 35, 1987; No. 8, 2010

 

rs No 25, 2016

s. 367..................................

ad. No. 14, 1922

 

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 367A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

s. 369..................................

am. No. 155, 1980

 

rs. No. 167, 1991

 

am. No. 13, 1994

s. 370..................................

rs. No. 166, 1995

s. 374..................................

am. No. 24, 1990

s. 375..................................

am. No. 19, 1940; No. 80, 1982; No. 99, 1988; No. 140, 2003; No 126, 2015

s. 375A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

Division 2

 

ss. 377-379........................

am. No. 144, 1983

s. 380..................................

am. No. 155, 1980; No. 144, 1983; No. 13, 1994

s. 381..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

Part XXIII

 

s. 381A...............................

ad. No. 35, 1987

s. 382..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

 

rep. No. 34, 2001

 

ad. No. 109, 2010

 

am. No. 110, 2010

s. 383..................................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 34, 2001; No. 78, 2004

s 384...................................

ad No 144, 1983

 

am No 61, 2016

s. 385..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

s. 385A...............................

ad. No. 219, 1992

 

am. No. 65, 2006; Nos. 8 and 110, 2010

s. 386..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 109, 2001

s. 386A...............................

ad. No. 203, 1991

 

rep. No. 219, 1992

 

ad No 25, 2016

s. 387..................................

am. No. 56, 1975; No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990

s. 387A...............................

ad. No. 219, 1992

 

am. No. 78, 2004

s. 388..................................

am. No. 17, 1928

s. 389..................................

am. No. 19, 1940

s. 390..................................

ad. No. 26, 1961

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 219, 1992; Nos. 110 and 111, 2012

s. 390A...............................

ad. No. 219, 1992

 

am. No. 8, 2010; Nos. 110 and 111, 2012

s. 391..................................

ad. No. 45, 1984

 

am. No. 24, 1990; No. 219, 1992

s. 392..................................

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 24, 1990

s. 393..................................

am. No. 144, 1983

 

rs. No. 24, 1990

 

rep. No. 94, 1998

s. 393A...............................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 94, 1998; Nos. 8, 109 and 110, 2010; No. 26, 2013; No 25, 2016

s. 394..................................

ad. No. 14, 1922

 

am. No. 144, 1983; No. 45, 1984; No. 167, 1991; No. 121, 1992

 

rs No 33, 2016

s 395...................................

am No 10, 1924; No 93, 1966; No 144, 1983; No 157, 2007; No 8, 2010; No 61, 2016

Schedules

 

Heading to Schedule............

rep. No. 24, 1990

Heading to Schedule 1.........

ad. No. 24, 1990

Schedule.............................

ad. No. 144, 1983

 

am. No. 45, 1984; Statutory Rules 1940 No. 163 (as am. by Statutory Rules 1984 No. 287); No. 35, 1987; 1988 No. 339; 1989 No. 32

Schedule 1..........................

am. No. 24, 1990; Statutory Rules 1940 No. 163 (as am. by Statutory Rules 1995 No. 21); No. 34, 2001; No. 78, 2004; No. 8, 2010; No. 19, 2013; No 25, 2016

Schedule 2..........................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 167, 1991; Nos. 115 and 123, 2004; No. 110, 2010; No. 19, 2013

Schedule 3..........................

ad. No. 24, 1990

 

am. No. 167, 1991; No. 166, 1995; No. 94, 1998; No. 134, 1999; No. 34, 2001; No. 115, 2004; No. 65, 2006 (as am. by No. 73, 2008); Nos. 8 and 110, 2010; Nos. 29 and 37, 2011; No. 111, 2012; No. 19, 2013

 

Endnote 5--Miscellaneous

Repeal table

The amendment history of the repealed provisions of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 up to and including the Commonwealth Electoral Legislation Amendment Act 1984 (No. 45, 1984) appears in the table below.

 

Provision affected

How affected

s. 4.......................................

rs. No. 26, 1961

 

rep. No. 14, 1977

s. 12.....................................

rep. No. 144, 1983

Part III.................................
(ss. 14A, 15-18, 18A, 19-23, 23A, 24, 25, 25A)

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 14A..................................

ad. No. 14, 1977

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 15.....................................

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 18A..................................

ad. No. 48, 1965

 

am. No. 14, 1977

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 23A..................................

ad. No. 48, 1965

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 28.....................................

rep. No. 144, 1983

ss. 44, 45.............................

rep. No. 144, 1983

Part IX (s. 58)......................

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 87A..................................

ad. No. 10, 1949

 

am. No. 93, 1966

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 93A..................................

ad. No. 14, 1922

 

am. No. 17, 1928; No. 93, 1966

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 105...................................

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 105B................................

ad. No. 48, 1965

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

Part XVI (s. 153).................

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 164BA..............................

ad. No. 47, 1949

 

am. No. 93, 1966

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 164BB..............................

ad. No. 47, 1949

 

am. No. 19, 1979

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 166...................................

am. No. 93, 1966

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 178...................................

am. No. 93, 1966

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 182...................................

rep. No. 144, 1983

s. 189A................................

ad. No. 14, 1922

 

am. No. 17, 1928

 

rep. No. 48, 1965

s. 212...................................

rs. No. 9, 1934

 

rep. No. 56, 1975

s. 214...................................

am. No. 2, 1929

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

The Schedule.......................

am. No. 31, 1919; No. 14, 1921; No. 14, 1922; No. 9, 1934; No. 19, 1940; No. 26, 1961; No. 93, 1966; No. 102, 1980

 

rep. No. 144, 1983

 

Renumbering table

The renumbering of provisions of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, made by the Commonwealth Electoral Legislation Amendment Act 1984 (No. 45, 1984) appears in the table below.

 


Old Number

New Number

Section

Section

1

1

2

2

3

3

5

4

6

5

7

6

7A

7

7B

8

7C

9

7D

10

7E

11

7F

12

7G

13

7H

14

7J

15

7K

16

7L

17

7M

18

7N

19

7O

20

7P

21

7Q

22

7R

23

7S

24

7T

25

7U

26

7V

27

7W

28

Section

Section

7X

29

7Y

30

7Z

31

8

32

9

33

10

34

11

35

13

36

14

37

15

38

16

39

17

40

18

41

19

42

20

43

21

44

22

45

23

46

24

47

25

48

25A

49

25B

50

25C

51

25D

52

25E

53

25F

54

Part IIIA

Part IV

Section

Section

25G

55

25H

56

25I

57

25J

58

25K

59

25L

60

25M

61

25N

62

25P

63

25Q

64

25R

65

25S

66

25T

67

25U

68

25V

69

25W

70

25X

71

25Y

72

25Z

73

25ZA

74

25ZB

75

25ZC

76

25ZD

77

25ZE

78

Part IV

Part V

Section

Section

26

79

27

80

Part V

Part VI

Section

Section

29

81

30

82

31

83

32

84

33

85

33A

86

34

87

Section

Section

35

88

36

89

37

90

37A

91

38

92

Part VI

Part VII

Section

Section

39

93

39A

94

39B

95

39C

96

39D

97

Part VII

Part VIII

Section

Section

40

98

41

99

41A

100

42

101

43

102

46

103

46A

104

47

105

47A

106

48

107

49

108

50

109

51

110

51A

111

51B

112

Part VIII

Part IX

Section

Section

52

113

53

114

54

115

55

116

56

117

57

118

57A

119

Part IX

Part X

Section

Section

58

120

58AA

121

58AB

122

Part IXA

Part XI

Section

Section

58A

123

58B

124

58C

125

58D

126

58E

127

58F

128

58G

129

58H

130

58J

131

58K

132

58L

133

58M

134

58N

135

58P

136

58Q

137

58R

138

58S

139

58T

140

58U

141

Part IXB

Part XII

Section

Section

58V

142

58W

143

58X

144

58Y

145

58Z

146

58ZA

147

58ZB

148

58ZC

149

58ZD

150

Part X

Part XIII

Section

Section

59AA

151

59

152

60

153

61

154

61A

155

62

156

63

157

64

158

65

159

66

160

67

161

Part XI

Part XIV

Section

Section

68

162

69

163

70

164

70A

165

71

166

72

167

72A

168

72B

169

73

170

74

171

75

172

76

173

77

174

78

175

79

176

80

177

81

178

82

179

83

180

84

181

Part XII

Part XV

Section

Section

85AA

182

85AB

183

85

184

86

185

86A

186

87

187

88

188

89

189

90

190

91

191

91A

192

91B

193

92

194

93

195

93B

196

94

197

94A

198

95

199

96

200

96A

201

97

202

Part XIII

Part XVI

Section

Section

98

203

99

204

100

205

101

206

102

207

103

208

104

209

105A

210

106

211

106A

212

106B

213

106C

214

107

215

107A

216

Section

Section

108

217

109

218

110

219

111

220

112

221

113

222

113A

223

113B

224

113C

225

113D

226

114

227

114A

228

115

229

116

230

117

231

118

232

119

233

120

234

121

235

121A

236

121B

237

122

238

123

239

124

240

125

241

126

242

127

243

128

244

128A

245

Part XIIIA

Part XVII

Section

Section

128B

246

128C

247

128D

248

128E

249

128F

250

128G

251

128H

252

Section

Section

128J

253

128K

254

128L

255

128M

256

128N

257

128P

258

128Q

259

128R

260

128S

261

128T

262

Part XIV

Part XVIII

Section

Section

129

263

130

264

131

265

131A

266

132

267

133

268

133A

269

133B

270

134

271

134A

272

135

273

136

274

136A

275

136B

276

136C

277

137

278

138

279

139

280

140

281

140A

282

Part XV

Part XIX

Section

Section

141

283

142

284

143

285

144

286

Part XVI

Part XX

Section

Section

145

287

146

288

147

289

148

290

149

291

150

292

151

293

152

294

153

295

153A

296

153B

297

153C

298

153D

299

153E

300

153F

301

153G

302

153H

303

153J

304

153K

305

153L

306

153M

307

153N

308

153P

309

153Q

310

153R

311

153S

312

153T

313

153U

314

153V

315

153W

316

153X

317

153Y

318

153Z

319

153ZA

320

153ZB

321

Part XVII

Part XXI

Section

Section

154

322

155

323

156

324

157

325

158

326

159

327

160

328

161

329

162

330

163

331

164

332

164A

333

164B

334

165

335

167

336

168

337

169

338

170

339

171

340

171A

341

172

342

173

343

174

344

175

345

176

346

177

347

179

348

180

349

181

350

181A

351

Part XVIII

Part XXII

Section

Section

182

352

183

353

184

354

185

355

186

356

Section

Section

186A

357

187

358

188

359

189

360

190

361

191

362

192

363

193

364

194

365

194AA

366

194A

367

195

368

196

369

197

370

198

371

199

372

200

373

201

374

202

375

203

376

204

377

205

378

206

379

207

380

208

381

Part XIX

Part XXIII

Section

Section

209

382

209A

383

209B

384

210

385

211

386

213

387

215

388

216

389

216A

390

216B

391

217

392

Section

Section

218

393

218A

394

Section

Section

219

395


 

Other information relating to the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 is set out below.

Section 3--For Proclamations fixing the dates of repeal of these Acts: see Gazettes 1918, p. 2257; 1919, p. 401 and 1934, p. 1351.

Section 95--Section 41 of the Constitution provides as follows:

41  Right of electors of States

                   No adult person who has or acquires a right to vote at elections for the more numerous House of the Parliament of a State shall, while the right continues, be prevented by any law of the Commonwealth from voting at elections for either House of the Parliament of the Commonwealth.

Section 152--Sections 12, 32 and 33 of the Constitution provide as follows:

12  Issue of writs

                   The Governor of any State may cause writs to be issued for elections of senators for the State. In case of the dissolution of the Senate the writs shall be issued within ten days from the proclamation of such dissolution.

32  Writs for general election

                   The Governor-General in Council may cause writs to be issued for general elections of members of the House of Representatives.

                   After the first general election, the writs shall be issued within ten days from the expiry of a House of Representatives or from the proclamation of a dissolution thereof.

33  Writs for vacancies

                   Whenever a vacancy happens in the House of Representatives, the Speaker shall issue his writ for the election of a new member, or if there is no Speaker or if he is absent from the Commonwealth the Governor-General in Council may issue the writ.

Section 163--Note also sections 43 and 44 of the Constitution, which provide as follows:

43  Member of one House ineligible for other

                   A member of either House of the Parliament shall be incapable of being chosen or of sitting as a member of the other House.

44  Disqualification

                   Any person who:

                              (i)  Is under any acknowledgment of allegiance, obedience, or adherence to a foreign power, or is a subject or a citizen or entitled to the rights or privileges of a subject or a citizen of a foreign power; or

                             (ii)  Is attainted of treason, or has been convicted and is under sentence, or subject to be sentenced, for any offence punishable under the law of the Commonwealth or of a State by imprisonment for one year or longer; or

                            (iii)  Is an undischarged bankrupt or insolvent; or

                            (iv)  Holds any office of profit under the Crown, or any pension payable during the pleasure of the Crown out of any of the revenues of the Commonwealth; or

                             (v)  Has any direct or indirect pecuniary interest in any agreement with the Public Service of the Commonwealth otherwise than as a member and in common with the other members of an incorporated company consisting of more than twenty-five persons;

shall be incapable of being chosen or of sitting as a senator or a member of the House of Representatives.

But subsection (iv) does not apply to the office of any of the Queen's Ministers of State for the Commonwealth, or of any of the Queen's Ministers for a State, or to the receipt of pay, half-pay, or a pension by any person as an officer or member of the Queen's navy or army, or to the receipt of pay as an officer or member of the naval or military forces of the Commonwealth by any person whose services are not wholly employed by the Commonwealth.

Sections 93 and 208:

             (1)  Some provisions relating to voting by prisoners have been found to be invalid by the High Court of Australia, namely subsection 93(8AA) and paragraph 208(2)(c). For more information, see the High Court press release of 30 August 2007 or the full judgment Roach v Electoral Commissioner [2007] HCA 43 as available at:

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/high_ct/2007/43.html

             (2)  Sections 93 and 208 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 were subsequently amended by the Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment and Prisoner Voting) Act 2011, which commenced on 25 May 2011.

Sections 94A, 95, 96, 102 and 155:

             (1)  The High Court of Australia has declared some provisions relating to electoral rolls and voting to be invalid, namely items 20, 24, 28, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45 and 52 of Schedule 1 to the Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2006. Those provisions affected paragraph 94A(4)(a), subsections 95(4), 96(4) and 102(4), paragraph 102(4A)(a), subparagraph 102(4A)(b)(ii), subsection 102(4B), paragraphs 102(4B)(a) and (b) and section 155 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918. For more information, see the High Court press release of 6 August 2010 as available online at:

http://www.hcourt.gov.au/assets/publications/judgment-summaries/2010/rowe-2010-08-06.pdf

             (2)  Sections 94A, 95, 96, 102 and 155 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 were subsequently amended by the Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment and Prisoner Voting) Act 2011, which commenced on 25 May 2011.


 



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