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SLI 2010 No. 79 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940 to prescribe the Federal Court of Australia as a prescribed authority that may be given roll information and to specify the purposes for which the roll information may be used.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 10 May 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-May-2010
Tabled Senate12-May-2010
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Finance (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2010 No. 79

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918.

Dated 6 May 2010



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Electoral and Referendum Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940

                Schedule 1 amends the Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940.

Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)


[1]           Schedule 1, after item 21



Federal Court of Australia (the Statutory Agency consisting of the Registrar and the APS employees assisting the Registrar)

   (a)  Preparing a written jury roll for a jury district

   (b)  Determining if a person included on a jury list is not qualified to serve as a juror or should be excused from serving as a juror



   (c)  Giving the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police the name and other details of any or all of the persons included on a jury list so that the Commissioner may give information about the criminal history (if any) of each of those persons



   (d)  Disclosing to an officer responsible for convening juries for trials before a court of a State or Territory information identifying a juror or former juror so that the officer can consider whether to summons the juror or former juror when convening a trial before the State or Territory court

Note  The purposes described in this item relate to functions performed under Division 1A of Part III of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976.


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