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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 356E

Display of posters

356E Display of posters

(1) A person must not, during the regulated period, publicly display or permit or cause to be publicly displayed, a poster containing or consisting of electoral material that contravenes Subdivision 2.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(2) A person must not, during the regulated period, display or permit or cause to be displayed a poster:
(a) on or within any premises occupied or used by, or under the control or management of:
(i) the Crown or a NSW Government agency, or
(ii) any council or county council, or
(b) on or within any other premises, unless the person:
(i) was the owner or a joint owner of the premises, or
(ii) performed the act concerned with the permission in writing of the owner or a joint owner of the premises.
Maximum penalty: 2.5 penalty units.
(3) Subclause (2) (a) does not apply in relation to a poster:
(a) on the outer wall, fence or other boundary of the grounds of an enclosure in which a building used for polling is situated, or
(b) within the grounds of an enclosure in which a building used for polling is situated, or
(c) on a vehicle on a road or road related area (within the meaning of section 4 (1) of the Road Transport Act 2013 ), or
(d) fixed or attached to a table or stall on a footpath or other public place at any time on the day of polling for an election.



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