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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 362

Misconduct by person present at pre-poll or declared institution voting

362 Misconduct by person present at pre-poll or declared institution voting

(1) A person who is present when an elector is attending a pre-poll voting office or other place for the purpose of voting before election day or when an elector is visited by a pre-poll voting officer for the purpose of voting at a declared institution:
(a) must comply with a lawful direction given to the person by an election official, and
(b) must not communicate with the elector in relation to the vote, and
(c) must not assist the elector or in any manner interfere with the elector in relation to the vote, and
(d) must not look at the elector's vote or do anything to find out how the elector voted.
(2) A person is not guilty of an offence against this clause by virtue of anything done in accordance with clause 388.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.



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