House of Representatives Committees

Joint Select Committee on Electoral Reform

Inquiry into the operation during the 1984 General Election of the 1983/84 Amendments to Commonwealth Electoral Legislation

Report

On 17 February 1987, the Joint Select Committee on Electoral Reform tabled its report on the Operation during the 1984 General Election of the 1983/84 Amendments to Commonwealth Electoral Legislation.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 9 chapters, 5 appendices and 3 dissents.

Operation during the 1984 General Election of the 1983/84 Amendments to Commonwealth Electoral Legislation

Part A: Preliminary pages up to Chapter 5 (PDF 4339KB)
Committee membership, table of contents, and list of Recommendations

Ch1: Background to the inquiry

Ch2: Redistribution process

Ch3: Enrolment and role maintenances

Ch4: Registration of political parties and candidates

Ch5: The Electoral process


Part B: Chapter 6 to Appendix E (end) (PDF 5803KB)

Ch 6: The polling

Ch 7: The scrutiny

Ch 8: Election funding and financial disclosure

Ch 9: Enforcement

Dissenting report: Senator the Hon. Sir John Carrick, the Hon. M J R MacKellar, M.P, and Mr C W Blunt, M.P

Dissenting report: Senator Michael Macklin

Dissenting report: Senator Brian Harradine

Appendix A: Resolution of appointment of the Committee

Appendix B: Submissions received in the inquiry

Part I: Australian Electoral Commission

Part II: Other witnesses

Appendix C: Witnesses who gave evidence to the inquiry

Appendix D: Regulations to be recommended to be incorporated in the Electoral Act

Appendix E: Referrendum Ballott Papers


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