Supplementary Order Paper No 354

No 354

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Statutes Amendment Bill

Proposed amendment

Hon Chris Tremain, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

New Part 16AB

After clause 85B (after line 3 on page 29), insert:

Part 16AB
Local Electoral Act 2001

85BA Principal Act
  • This Part amends the Local Electoral Act 2001 (the principal Act).

85BB Section 138 amended (Duty to take action in respect of offences)
  • Replace section 138(1)(a)(ii) with:

    • (ii) Part 5A; or

    • (iii) this Part; or.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Statutes Amendment Bill to make a technical amendment. New Part 16AB is inserted to correct a drafting error in section 138 of the Local Electoral Act 2001 by which a cross-reference to Part 5A of that Act was inadvertently omitted.