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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 356N

Display of posters on election days

356N Display of posters on election days

(1) Posters at polling place A person must not, on election day, display or cause to be displayed any poster of any size:
(a) within a polling place, or
(b) within 6 metres of an entrance to a polling place, or
(c) on the exterior of a building used as a polling place.
Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.
(2) Posters in grounds of enclosure of polling place Without limiting subclause (1), a person must not, on election day, display or cause to be displayed any poster exceeding 8,000 square centimetres in area within the grounds of an enclosure in which a building used for polling is situated.
Maximum penalty: 3 penalty units.
(3) Posters on boundary of enclosure of polling place A person must not, on election day, display or cause to be displayed any poster exceeding 8,000 square centimetres in area on the outer wall, fence or other boundary of the grounds of an enclosure in which a building used for polling is situated.
Maximum penalty: 3 penalty units.
(4) Application of this clause to grounds of enclosure If:
(a) a building used as a polling place is situated in grounds within an enclosure, and
(b) the appointment by the election manager of the polling place does not indicate whether or not the grounds are part of the polling place,
the grounds are not, but the building is, taken to be part of the polling place for the purposes of subclause (1), unless a notice to the contrary is displayed under clause 356U. If such a notice is displayed, the grounds are taken to be part of the polling place for the purposes of subclause (1), and subclause (2) does not apply.



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