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PARLIAMENTARY ELECTORATES AND ELECTIONS ACT 1912 - SECT 43

Prohibition of disclosure or commercial use of enrolment information

43 Prohibition of disclosure or commercial use of enrolment information

(1) For the purposes of this section, enrolment information is protected information in relation to a person if the person knows, or has reasonable grounds for believing, that the information has been provided under section 40 or 41.
(2) A person must not disclose protected information unless the disclosure would be a use of the information for a permitted purpose under section 42.
(3) A person must not use protected information for a commercial purpose.
(4) Without limiting subsection (3), protected information is used for a commercial purpose if it is sold or offered for sale.
(5) Subsection (3) does not apply to the use of protected information provided under section 41 for a commercial purpose where that use is in accordance with or is implicit in the finding of the Electoral Commissioner under that section concerning the public interest in providing the information.
Maximum penalty: 1,000 penalty units.



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