Electoral Referendum Act 2010

  • repealed
  • Electoral Referendum Act 2010: repealed, on 11 June 2012 (being on the close of the day that is 6 months after the date on which the result of the referendum was declared), by section 5(1).
34 Meaning of regulated period
  • (1) In this Act, regulated period, in relation to the referendum, has the meaning given to it by subsections (2) and (3).

    (2) If before the close of the default day the Prime Minister gives public notice of the day that is to be polling day for the election, the regulated period—

    • (a) commences on the later of the following days:

      • (i) the day after the date on which the Prime Minister gives that public notice:

      • (ii) the day that is 3 months before polling day; and

    • (b) ends with the close of the day before polling day.

    (3) If at the close of the default day the Prime Minister has not given public notice of the day that is to be polling day for the election, the regulated period—

    • (a) commences on the close of the default day; and

    • (b) ends with the close of the day before polling day.

    (4) In this section,—

    default day means the day that is 2 years and 9 months after polling day for the preceding general election

    give public notice means issue a media statement.