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Representation Act 1916

Authoritative Version
Act No. 15 of 1916 as made
An Act relating to the Appointment of an Enumeration Day for the purposes of the Representation Act 1905.
Date of Assent 30 May 1916
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

 

REPRESENTATION.

 

No. 15 of 1916.

An Act relating to the Appointment of an Enumeration Day for the purposes of the Representation Act 1905.

[Assented to 30th May, 1916.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title.

1.   This Act may be cited as the Representation Act 1916.

Commencement

2.   This Act shall be deemed to have commenced on the first day of January One thousand nine hundred and sixteen.

Enumeration Day not to be appointed during 1916.

3.   Notwithstanding anything contained in section three of the Representation Act 1905, the Chief Electoral Officer shall not appoint an Enumeration Day at the expiration of the fifth year after the first census taken after the commencement of that Act.