Local Electoral Act Commencement Order 2001


Local Electoral Act Commencement Order 2001


This order is administered in the Department of Internal Affairs.

Pursuant to section 2 of the Local Electoral Act 2001, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

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  • This order is the Local Electoral Act Commencement Order 2001.

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Marie Shroff,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order brings the Local Electoral Act 2001 into force on 1 July 2001, with the exception of the section that provides for the offence of unauthorised expenditure.

The Local Electoral Act 2001 governs the conduct of local elections and polls.

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 June 2001.