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Electoral Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 and the Electoral Regulations 1996 to improve enrolment and voting processes to better enfranchise voters, uphold the integrity of the electoral system by ensuring that elections are conducted efficiently and securely, and support the effective conduct of future elections.

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Bill History

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 and the Electoral Regulations 1996 to improve enrolment and voting processes to better enfranchise voters, uphold the integrity of the electoral system by ensuring that elections are conducted efficiently and securely, and support the effective conduct of future elections.
Member in charge: Hon Andrew Little
Type of Bill: Government
Parliament: 52
Bill no: 162-2
Introduction: 29 Jul 2019
First reading: 06 Aug 2019
Referred to: Justice Committee
Submissions due: 20 Sep 2019
SC Report(s): 19 Dec 2019
Second reading: 13 Feb 2020
Supplementary Order Paper(s): 324
Committee of the whole House: (18 Feb 2020)
19 Feb 2020
Third reading: 04 Mar 2020
Royal assent: 10 Mar 2020
Act: Electoral Amendment Act 2020 (2020/2)