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This instrument amends the Census and Statistics (Statistical Information) Direction 2017 to clarify the statistical information to be published and define eligibility for participation in the statistical survey as those persons who would be entitled to vote in a federal election.
Administered by: Treasury
Made 16 Aug 2017
Registered 16 Aug 2017
Tabled HR 17 Aug 2017
Tabled Senate 04 Sep 2017
Date of repeal 18 Aug 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

I, MATHIAS HUBERT PAUL CORMANN, Minister for Finance, acting on behalf of the Treasurer pursuant to an authorisation in writing given to me by the Treasurer pursuant to s 34AAB of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 (Cth), hereby amend the direction given by the Treasurer to the Australian Statistician (the Statistician) under paragraph 9(1)(b) of the Census and Statistics Act 1905 on 9 August 2017.

Dated 16 August 2017

MATHIAS HUBERT PAUL CORMANN  


 

 

 

1.            Name

This is the Census and Statistics (Statistical Information) Amendment Direction 2017.

2.            Authority

This instrument amends the Census and Statistics (Statistical Information) Direction 2017.

3.            Amendment

            Subsections 3(3) and (4) of the Census and Statistics (Statistical Information) Direction 2017 are omitted, and in their place, the following subsections are inserted:

 

 (3)      In relation to the statistical information identified, the Statistician is to publish the results to which section 12 of the Statistics Act refers on or before 15 November 2017.

 (4)      In this section:

            elector means a person who, at the end of 24 August 2017:

(a)    is an elector as defined by subsection 4(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, meets the requirements of paragraphs 93(1)(a) and (b) of that Act, and is not a person to whom subsection 93(8AA) of that Act applies; or

(b)   has made a claim or application for enrolment that is in order, is entitled to and qualified for enrolment, meets the requirements of paragraphs 93(1)(a) and (b) of that Act, and is not a person to whom subsection 93(8AA) of that Act applies.