Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Access to Electoral Roll and Other Measures) Bill 2004

Type
Government
Portfolio
Special Minister of State 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
  and
Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
  in relation to: enrolment issues; access to the electoral roll and its use; the lead-up to election day including preparations undertaken by the Australian Electoral Commission, political parties, candidates and others, including procedures for nomination of candidates; processes for voting; operation of polling booths on election day; and technical amendments. Also contains application, saving and transitional provisions. 

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House of Representatives
01 Apr 2004Introduced and read a first time
01 Apr 2004Second reading moved
27 May 2004Second reading agreed to
27 May 2004Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Jun 2004Introduced and read a first time
15 Jun 2004Second reading moved
17 Jun 2004Second reading agreed to
17 Jun 2004Third reading agreed to


23 Jun 2004Assent

Act no.: 78

Year: 2004

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

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