Citizens Initiated Referenda Act 1993

24A Application of Electoral Act 1993 to indicative referendum conducted by postal voting

(1)

This section applies when the Governor-General makes an Order in Council in accordance with section 22(2)(b) specifying that the indicative referendum be conducted by postal voting.

(2)

The provisions of the Electoral Act 1993 and of any regulations made under that Act apply to the indicative referendum to the extent provided by the Referenda (Postal Voting) Act 2000. The provisions invoked by the Referenda (Postal Voting) Act 2000 apply to the indicative referendum as far as they are applicable and with the necessary modifications.

(3)

However, the sections of the Electoral Act 1993 that do not apply to an indicative referendum conducted by postal voting are sections 4B to 9, 28 to 38, 41 to 45(8), 46 to 59, 61 to 71, 113, 125 to 177, 178(8), 179(1)(a), 180(1) to (5), 180(7)(e), 181 to 199, 203 to 205S, 207 to 207P (so far as they are applicable to candidate donations), 209 to 209E, 215 to 219, 221A, 229 to 231, 236(3), 236(8), 237 to 239, 243 to 246, 256(1)(c), 256(2), 256(3), 258 to 262, 264, and 266 to 284.

Section 24A: inserted, on 15 November 2000, by section 88 of the Referenda (Postal Voting) Act 2000 (2000 No 48).

Section 24A(3): amended, on 1 January 2011, by section 39(a) of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

Section 24A(3): amended, on 1 January 2011, by section 39(b) of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

Section 24A(3): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(2)(b) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 24A(3): amended, on 1 March 2009, by section 16 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 1).

Section 24A(3): amended, on 28 February 2002, by section 101(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).