Citizens Initiated Referenda Act 1993

20 Power to resubmit rejected indicative referendum petition

(1)

Notwithstanding that an indicative referendum petition has been delivered to the Clerk of the House of Representatives under section 15(3), the promoter of that petition may continue to collect signatures to that petition and those signatures may be added to that petition if it is resubmitted to the Clerk of the House of Representatives under subsection (2).

(2)

Where an indicative referendum petition has lapsed under section 16 or section 18, the promoter of that petition may at any time within 2 months after the date on which the petition lapsed, resubmit that petition to the Clerk of the House of Representatives.

(3)

Where a petition that is resubmitted under subsection (2) is not certified correct under section 18, that petition shall lapse and may not be resubmitted pursuant to this section.

Section 20: substituted, on 6 December 1995, by section 6 of the Citizens Initiated Referenda Amendment Act 1995 (1995 No 62).