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SLI 2011 No. 190 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940 to prescribe the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) as a prescribed authority that may be given electoral roll information and specify the purposes for which that information may be used.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 21 Oct 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR31-Oct-2011
Tabled Senate31-Oct-2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Finance (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Commonwealth Coat of Arms

Electoral and Referendum Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2011 No. 190

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 and the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984.

Dated 19 October 2011



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Electoral and Referendum Amendment Regulations 2011 (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        Amendments

(regulation 3)


[1]           Regulation 6


6              Arrangements with States — form of Roll

                For paragraph 84 (2) (a) of the Act, the manner in which a Roll may indicate that a person is not enrolled as a Commonwealth elector is to put a circle (o) before the person’s name on the Roll.

[2]           Regulations 11A and 12


[3]           Regulation 13


13            Provisional enrolment by applicant for citizenship — prescribed electors

                For subparagraph 99B (4) (b) (i) of the Act and subparagraph 38 (4) (b) (i) of the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act, the classes of electors mentioned in Schedule 2 are prescribed.

[4]           Regulations 38A, 39, 39A, 39B and 39C


[5]           Regulation 87


[6]           Schedule 1, after item 1



Australian Bureau of Statistics

Collecting, compiling, analysing and disseminating statistics and related information

[7]           Schedule 2, heading


Schedule 2        Prescribed electors

(regulation 13)


[8]           Schedules 3 and 4



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