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REFERENDUM (MACHINERY PROVISIONS) ACT 1984 - SECT 109Y

Report by Electoral Commission

  (1)   The Electoral Commission must, as soon as practicable after the voting day for a referendum, prepare and give to the Minister a report of the operation of this Part   in relation to that referendum.

  (2)   A report under subsection   (1) in relation to a referendum must include a list of the names of all persons or entities who, in the opinion of the Electoral Commission, are or may be required to give a return under section   109G in relation to that referendum.

  (3)   The Electoral Commission may prepare and give to the Minister, otherwise than under subsection   (1), such reports on the operation of this Part as the Electoral Commission thinks appropriate.

  (4)   Subject to section   109Z, the Electoral Commission must include in any report referred to in this section particulars of the operation of section   109N since the preparation of the last report referred to in this section that included particulars of the operation of section   109N.

  (5)   Section   34C of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 does not apply in relation to a report under subsection   (1) of this section.

  (6)   The Minister must cause a copy of a report given under subsection   (1) or (3) to be laid before each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after the day on which the Minister receives the report.

  (7)   A report referred to in this section need not include particulars of a matter if those particulars have been included in an earlier report referred to in this section.


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