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These regulations amend the Electoral and Referendum Regulation 2016 to include the Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General as a prescribed authority, and sets out a prescribed purpose for giving electoral Roll information to this prescribed authority.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 26 Nov 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR27-Nov-2018
Tabled Senate28-Nov-2018
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Official Secretary to the Governor‑General) Regulations 2018

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 21 November 2018

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Alex Hawke

Special Minister of State

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Electoral and Referendum Regulation 2016                                                                                    2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Official Secretary to the Governor-General) Regulations 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

27 November 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Electoral and Referendum Regulation 2016

1  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (at the end of the table)

Add:

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Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor‑General

identifying or locating individuals who:

(a) are nominated, or are being considered for nomination, for an honour or award within the Australian Honours and Awards system; or

(b) have been selected to provide a reference connected with such a nomination