Electoral Amendment Act 2002

Part 3
Amendments concerning elections

44 New section 125 substituted
  • The principal Act is amended by repealing sections 125 and 126, and substituting the following section:

    125 Writ for general election
    • Whenever Parliament is dissolved or expires, the Governor-General must, not later than 7 days after the dissolution or expiration, issue a writ in form 3 to the Chief Electoral Officer requiring the Chief Electoral Officer to make all necessary arrangements for the conduct of a general election.