Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2011

26 Disclosure of immigration information for matching purposes

(1)

Section 263A(2)(a) (as substituted at 2 am on 29 November 2010 by section 406(1) and Schedule 3 of the Immigration Act 2009) is amended by omitting “person registered as an elector of an electoral district” and substituting “person who is, or has applied to be, registered as an elector of an electoral district”.

(2)

Section 263A(2)(b) (as so substituted) is amended by omitting “person registered as an elector” and substituting “person who is, or has applied to be, registered as an elector”.

(3)

Section 263A(5) (as so substituted) is amended—

(a)

by omitting “person on the electoral roll” and substituting “person who has applied to be (but is not yet) registered as an elector, or who is on the electoral roll,”; and

(b)

by omitting “person is registered as an elector” and substituting “person is, or has applied to be, registered as an elector”.

(4)

Section 263A(6) (as so substituted) is repealed and the following subsection substituted:

(6)

After receiving advice from the Chief Registrar under subsection (5) that, in relation to any person, either of the circumstances referred to in subsection (5) applies, the Registrar must,—

(a)

if the person has applied to be (but is not yet) registered as an elector for the district, follow the procedure specified in section 87A; or

(b)

if the person is registered as an elector for the district and the name of the person is on the roll for the district, object under section 96 to the name of that person being on the roll for the district.