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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 360

Misconduct by witness to postal vote

360 Misconduct by witness to postal vote

(1) A witness must not witness the signature of an elector to an application for a postal ballot-paper and a postal voting envelope unless the witness knows that the statements contained in the application are true, or is satisfied by the applicant's answers to the witness's inquiries or by other means that the statements contained in the application are true.
Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.
(2) The witness must not:
(a) do anything to find out the elector's vote, or
(b) disclose to a third party any knowledge that the witness has of the vote of the elector, or
(c) influence the vote of an elector voting by post in the presence of the witness.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.



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