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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 356G

Name and address on electoral material

356G Name and address on electoral material

(1) A person must not, during the regulated period, print, publish, distribute or publicly display electoral material (other than the announcement in a newspaper of the holding of a meeting), without legibly showing on the material:
(a) the name and address of the person on whose instructions the material was printed, and
(b) the name of the printer and the street address of the premises at which it was printed.
Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.
(2) If a newspaper contains electoral material and the name of the printer of the newspaper and the street address of the premises at which it was printed appear on the newspaper in accordance with any Act, subclause (1) does not require that name and address to be shown separately on the material itself.
(3) Subclause (1) does not apply in relation to:
(a) a T-shirt, lapel button, lapel badge, pen, pencil or balloon, or
(b) a business or visiting card that promotes the candidacy of any person in an election, or
(c) a letter or other card:
(i) that bears the name and address of the sender, and
(ii) that does not contain a representation or purported representation of a ballot paper for use in an election.



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