Electoral Amendment Act 2002

41 New section 117A substituted
  • The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 117, the following section:

    117A Offence relating to misuse of electoral information supplied under section 111D
    • (1) Every person commits an offence who knowingly and wilfully supplies, receives, or uses information of a kind described in section 111C(2) that is provided by, or derived from information provided by, the Chief Registrar under section 111D, for any purpose other than a purpose authorised by section 111D(4) or section 111F(4).

      (2) Every person who commits an offence against this section is liable on summary conviction,—

      • (a) in the case of information supplied, received, or used for a commercial purpose, to a fine not exceeding $50,000; or

      • (b) in any other case, to a fine not exceeding $10,000.