Commonwealth Consolidated Acts

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Act] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]

COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT 1918 - SECT 379

Powers of Court

                   On the hearing of any reference under this Part the Court of Disputed Returns shall sit as an open Court and shall have the powers conferred by section 360 so far as they are applicable, and in addition thereto shall have power:

                     (a)  to declare that any person was not qualified to be a Senator or a Member of the House of Representatives;

                     (b)  to declare that any person was not capable of being chosen or of sitting as a Senator or a Member of the House of Representatives; and

                     (c)  to declare that there is a vacancy in the Senate or in the House of Representatives.



AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback