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SLI 2010 No. 226 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940 to prescribe the authenticating information that must be provided before a person can submit an enrolment-related claim or notice without signature.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 20 Jul 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR28-Sep-2010
Tabled Senate28-Sep-2010
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Finance (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 2)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2010 No. 226

I, MARIE BASHIR, Administrator of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 and the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984.

Dated 19 July 2010



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Electoral and Referendum Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Pre‑poll Voting and Other Measures) Act 2010.

3              Amendment of Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940

                Schedule 1 amends the Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940.

Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)


[1]           Part II, Division 1, after regulation 13


13A         Enrolment-related claims or notices do not have to be signed in certain circumstances

         (1)   For subsection 382 (7) of the Act, the requirements that must be satisfied are:

                (a)    that the person include his or her date of birth on the claim or notice; and

               (b)    that the person include his or her driver’s licence number on the claim or notice.

         (2)   In this regulation:

claim or notice means a claim, application, notice, objection, request or other communication that is required or permitted to be sent to the Electoral Commissioner under any of the following provisions:

                (a)    Part VII of the Act;

               (b)    Part VIII of the Act, other than:

                          (i)    subsection 98 (3); and

                         (ii)    subsection 99A (5); and

                         (iii)    subsection 99B (3); and

                        (iv)    subsection 104 (3);

                (c)    section 184A of the Act;

               (d)    section 249 of the Act.


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