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Election Expenses Reimbursement Act 1908

Authoritative Version
Act No. 20 of 1908 as made
To grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund a sum for the purpose of reimbursing expenses incurred by candidates in a connexion with certain elections which have been declared void and in proceedings in relation thereto.
Date of Assent 10 Jun 1908
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

ELECTION EXPENSES REIMBURSEMENT.

 

No. 20 of 1908.

To grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund a sum for the purpose of reimbursing expenses incurred by candidates in connexion with certain elections which have been declared void and in proceedings in relation thereto.

[Assented to 10th June, 1908.]

Preamble.

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the purpose of appropriating the grant originated in the House of Representatives, as follows:—

Short title.

1.   This Act may be cited as Election Expenses Reimbursement Act 1908.

Appropriation for reimbursement of expenses incurred in connexion with certain void elections.

2.   There shall be payable out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, which is hereby appropriated accordingly, the sum of One thousand three hundred and fifteen pounds, for the purpose of reimbursing expenses incurred by candidates in connexion with the following elections which have been declared void, namely:—

(a) The election of Joseph Vardon, esquire, as a Senator for the State of South Australia, which was declared void by the Court of Disputed Returns on the first day of June, One thousand nine hundred and seven:

(b) The election of James Vincent O’Loghlin, esquire, as a Senator for the State of South Australia by the Houses of the Parliament of South Australia, sitting together, which was declared void by the Court of Disputed Returns on the twentieth day of December, One thousand nine hundred and seven; and

(c) The election of Albert Clayton Palmer, esquire, as a Member of the House of Representatives for the Electoral Division of Echuca, which was declared void by the Court of Disputed Returns on the tenth day of June, One thousand nine hundred and seven;

and in proceedings in relation to those elections.