Joint Select Committee on Electoral Reform
Inquiry into the operation during the 1984 General Election of the 1983/84 Amendments to Commonwealth Electoral Legislation
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
Appendix C: Witnesses who gave evidence to the inquiry
Part I: Australian Electoral Commission
Part II: Other witnesses
Appendix D: Regulations to be recommended to be incorporated in the Electoral Act
Appendix E: Referrendum Ballott Papers
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