Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010

Subpart 2Amendments coming into force on 1 October 2010

5 Interpretation
  • (1) Section 3(1) is amended by repealing the definition of Electoral Commission and substituting the following definition:

    Electoral Commission means the Electoral Commission established by section 4B.

    (2) Section 3(1) is amended by repealing the definition of Electoral Commissioner or Commissioner and substituting the following definition:

    Electoral Commissioner or Commissioner means a member of the Electoral Commission.

    (3) Section 3(1) is amended by repealing the definition of electoral official and substituting the following definition:

    electoral official means any person that the Electoral Commission employs or engages for the purpose of assisting with the performance of its functions.

    (4) Paragraph (b)(iii) of the definition of public servant in section 3(1) is amended by omitting ; but and substituting ; and.

    (5) The definition of public servant in section 3(1) is amended by inserting the following paragraphs after paragraph (b):

    • (ba) includes an electoral official; but

    • (bb) does not include an electoral official who has been appointed as a Deputy Electoral Commissioner or Returning Officer; and.