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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 356F

Writing, drawing or depicting electoral matter

356F Writing, drawing or depicting electoral matter

(1) A person must not, during the regulated period, write, draw or depict any electoral matter directly on any property, being a roadway, footpath, building, vehicle, vessel, hoarding or place (whether it is or is not a public place and whether on land or water).
Maximum penalty: 3 penalty units.
(2) A person is not guilty of an offence under this clause if the person:
(a) was the owner or joint owner of the property, or
(b) performed the act concerned with the permission in writing of the owner or a joint owner of the property.
(3) Without limiting subclause (2), a person is not guilty of an offence under this clause involving a vehicle, vessel or hoarding if the person:
(a) was the owner or joint owner of the premises on which the vehicle, vessel or hoarding was situated, or
(b) performed the act concerned with the permission in writing of the owner or a joint owner of the premises.
(4) Subclauses (2) and (3) do not apply to any premises or property occupied or used by, or under the control or management of:
(a) the Crown or a NSW Government agency, or
(b) any council or county council.



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