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Electoral and Referendum Regulations (Amendment)

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  • - F1996B04238
  • No longer in force
SR 1983 No. 114 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Electoral and Referendum Regulations.
Administered by: Finance
General Comments: These Regulations were originally made under s 35 of the Referendum (Constitution Alteration) Act 1906 and s 395 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 and are continued in force under s 144 of the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984 and s 395 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (see s 145 of the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984). This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Aug-1983
Tabled Senate23-Aug-1983
Gazetted 29 Jul 1983
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Finance (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

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Statutory Rules 1983 No. 1141


Electoral and Referendum Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulation under the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 and the Referendum (Constitution Alteration) Act 1906.

Dated 25 July 1983.



By His Excellency’s Command,

Signature of Special Minister of State

Special Minister of State


The Electoral and Referendum Regulations are amended by inserting after regulation 85 the following regulation:

Collection of statistical information

“86. All ballot-papers, certified lists of voters, certified copies of the Roll, forms of declaration and postal vote certificates used at an election or referendum may, at any time after the election or referendum can no longer be questioned, be dealt with as necessary for the purposes of collecting statistical information in relation to the election or referendum.”.



1. Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 29 July 1983.

2. Statutory Rules 1940 No. 163 as amended by 1949 No. 62; 1954 No. 27; 1961 No. 103; 1966 No. 140; 1973 No. 62; 1974 No. 44; 1980 No. 241; 1981 Nos. 80 and 84.

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S.R.140/83        Cat. No.                 Recommended retail price 20c                                                             10.17.1983