Electoral Act 2017 No 66

Effective date Publication date Amendments included Notes
22 January 2021 22 January 2021 2020 No 30
01 December 2018 01 December 2018 2018 No 33
31 October 2018 31 October 2018 2018 No 68
02 July 2018 02 July 2018 IA sec 30C
01 July 2018 01 July 2018 2018 No 20
29 June 2018 29 June 2018 2018 No 25
30 November 2017 30 November 2017

This Act has been amended by sec 30C of the Interpretation Act 1987 No 15.

Electoral Act 2017 No 66

Assented to 30.11.2017.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (302) LW 29.6.2018.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 No 30

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of amendments made by Sch 4, 22.1.2021, sec 2(4).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2018 No 68

Assented to 31.10.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.10, assent, Sch 1.10.

Criminal Legislation Amendment (Child Sexual Abuse) Act 2018 No 33

Assented to 27.06.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.7, 1.12.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (671) LW 30.11.2018.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 No 25

Assented to 15.06.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.12, 14 days after assent, sec 2 (1).

Electoral Funding Act 2018 No 20

Assented to 30.05.2018.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (365) LW 29.6.2018.

This is a consolidated list of all history notes for this title. View the history notes inline to see the point-in-time history of provisions for a particular historical version by clicking the Turn history notes on button.

Sec 4

Am 2018 No 20, Sch 3.2 [2]; 2020 No 30, Sch 4.14.

Secs 34, 45

Am 2020 No 30, Sch 4.14.

Sec 57

Am 2018 No 20, Sch 3.2 [3].

Sec 59

Am 2018 No 68, Sch 1.10 [1].

Sec 63

Am 2018 No 20, Sch 3.2 [4].

Sec 94

Am 2018 No 33, Sch 5.7 [1].

Sec 119

Am 2018 No 68, Sch 1.10 [2].

Sec 144

Am 2018 No 68, Sch 1.10 [3].

Sec 145

Am 2018 No 68, Sch 1.10 [4].

Sec 148

Am 2018 No 68, Sch 1.10 [5].

Sec 149

Am 2018 No 68, Sch 1.10 [6].

Sec 191

Am 2018 No 20, Sch 3.2 [5].

Sec 192

Am 2018 No 20, Sch 3.2 [6].

Sec 200

Am 2018 No 20, Sch 3.2 [7].

Sec 215

Am 2018 No 25, Sch 5.12.

Sec 223

Am 2018 No 20, Sch 3.2 [8].

Sec 258

Am 2018 No 20, Sch 3.2 [9].

Sec 259

Am 2018 No 68, Sch 1.10 [7].

Sec 263

Am 2018 No 20, Sch 3.2 [10].

Sec 272

Rep 1987 No 15, sec 30C.

Sch 7

Am 2018 No 33, Sch 5.7 [2].

Sch 8

Rep 1987 No 15, sec 30C.

The whole Act

Am 2018 No 20, Sch 3.2 [1] (“Election Funding, Expenditure and Disclosures Act 1981” omitted wherever occurring, “Electoral Funding Act 2018” inserted instead).

For the purposes of comparison, this table shows for provisions of this Act (as at the date of assent) corresponding provisions of the repealed Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act 1912.

Column 1

Column 2

Provisions of the proposed Act

Corresponding provisions of PE&E Act

Secs 1–3

Sec 4

Sec 3

Secs 5–17

Sec 18

Sec 19

Sec 19

Sec 20

Sec 6

Sec 21

Sec 17A

Sec 22

Sec 13

Sec 23

Sec 24

Sec 14A

Sec 25

Sec 14

Secs 26–28

Sec 29

Sec 15

Sec 30

Secs 22 and 25

Sec 31

Secs 23 and 24

Sec 32

Sec 27

Sec 33

Sec 28

Sec 34

Sec 29

Sec 35

Sec 30

Sec 36

Sec 31

Sec 37

Sec 114AA

Secs 38 and 39

Sec 40

Secs 36 and 37

Sec 41

Sec 42

Sec 26

Sec 43

Sec 44

Sec 46

Sec 45

Sec 47

Sec 46

Sec 47

Sec 39

Sec 48

Sec 38

Sec 49

Sec 40

Sec 50

Sec 41

Sec 51

Sec 42

Sec 52

Sec 43

Sec 53

Sec 44

Sec 54

Sec 45

Sec 55

Sec 48

Sec 56

Sec 49

Part 6

Part 4A

Sec 57

Sec 66A

Sec 58

Sec 66C

Sec 59

Sec 66D

Sec 60

Sec 66DA

Sec 61

Sec 66E

Sec 62

Sec 66F

Sec 63

Sec 66FA

Sec 64

Sec 66G

Sec 65

Sec 66

Sec 66H

Sec 67

Sec 66HA

Sec 68

Sec 66I

Sec 69

Sec 70

Sec 66J

Sec 71

Sec 66K

Sec 72

Sec 66L

Sec 73

Sec 66M

Sec 74

Secs 68, 74A and 120I

Sec 75

Secs 72 and 74C

Sec 76 (1)

Sec 70

Sec 76 (3)

Secs 69A and 71

Sec 77

Secs 74 and 74D

Sec 78

Secs 69 and 74B

Sec 79

Sec 79 (8)

Sec 80

Sec 75

Sec 81

Sec 82

Sec 135A

Secs 83–85

Sec 86

Sec 81C

Secs 87 and 88

Sec 89

Secs 79A and 81G

Sec 90

Sec 81D

Sec 91

Secs 79 (7) and 81E

Sec 92

Secs 80 and 81H (1)

Sec 93

Secs 81 and 81H (3)

Secs 94–99

Secs 81J–81P

Part 7, Division 5, Subdivision 1

Part 5, Divisions 6 and 6A

Secs 100 and 101

Sec 102

Sec 83B

Sec 103

Sec 104A

Sec 104

Sec 83D

Sec 105

Sec 83E

Sec 106

Sec 83H

Sec 107

Sec 83I

Sec 108

Sec 84

Sec 109

Sec 95

Sec 110

Sec 85

Sec 111

Sec 112

Sec 89

Sec 113

Sec 114P

Sec 114

Sec 115

Sec 114PA

Sec 116

Sec 114R (5A)

Sec 117

Sec 118

Sec 87A

Sec 119

Secs 90 and 137

Secs 120–122

Sec 123

Sec 93

Sec 124

Sec 94

Sec 125

Sec 96

Sec 126

Sec 127

Sec 99

Sec 128

Sec 100

Sec 129

Secs 99A and 103A

Sec 130

Sec 101

Sec 131

Secs 102 and 102A

Sec 132

Sec 103

Sec 133

Sec 104

Sec 134

Sec 108

Sec 135

Sec 115

Sec 136

Secs 99A and 103A

Sec 137

Secs 106 and 115A

Secs 138–140

Sec 141

Sec 116

Sec 142

Sec 117

Sec 143

Sec 114A

Sec 144

Sec 114AB

Sec 145

Sec 114D

Sec 146

Sec 114E

Sec 147

Sec 114F

Sec 148

Secs 114H and 114I

Sec 149

Sec 114L

Sec 150

Sec 114N

Sec 151

Sec 120AA

Sec 152

Sec 120AB

Secs 153 and 154

Sec 155

Sec 120AC

Sec 156

Sec 120AD

Sec 157

Sec 158

Sec 120AE

Sec 159

Sec 120AG

Sec 160

Sec 120AI

Sec 161

Sec 120AK

Sec 162

Sec 120AL

Sec 163

Sec 84

Sec 164

Secs 121 and 129B

Sec 165

Secs 122, 122A and 129F

Sec 166

Sec 119

Sec 167

Sec 129EA

Sec 168

Sec 129EB

Sec 169

Secs 123 and 129C

Sec 170

Sec 125A

Secs 171 and 172

Sec 173

Secs 126 and 129G

Sec 174

Sec 126A

Sec 175

Secs 127 and 129H

Sec 176

Secs 130, 131, 131A and 132

Sec 177

Sec 178

Sec 151J

Secs 179–181

Sec 182

Sec 151GA

Secs 183–202

Sec 203

Sec 114

Secs 204–206

Sec 207

Sec 120F

Sec 208

Sec 113

Sec 209

Sec 147

Sec 210

Sec 151

Sec 211

Sec 111

Sec 212

Sec 112

Sec 213

Sec 176B

Secs 214–216

Sec 217

Sec 176E

Sec 218

Sec 176F

Sec 219

Sec 177

Sec 220 (2)

Secs 81A and 81H (2)

Sec 221

Sec 134

Sec 222

Sec 138

Sec 223

Sec 176C

Sec 224

Sec 156

Sec 225

Sec 161

Sec 226

Sec 227

Sec 166

Sec 228

Sec 169

Sec 229

Sec 175

Sec 230

Sec 175A

Sec 231

Sec 175AA

Sec 232

Sec 154A

Sec 233

Sec 155

Sec 234

Secs 157, 158 and 159

Sec 235

Sec 160

Sec 236

Sec 163

Sec 237

Sec 164

Sec 238

Sec 165

Sec 239

Sec 167

Sec 240

Sec 168

Sec 241

Sec 170

Sec 242

Sec 171

Sec 243

Sec 172

Sec 244

Sec 173

Sec 245

Sec 174

Sec 246

Sec 175B

Sec 247

Sec 175C

Sec 248

Sec 175D

Sec 249

Sec 175E

Sec 250

Sec 175F

Sec 251

Sec 175G

Sec 252

Sec 175I

Sec 253

Sec 175J

Sec 254

Sec 183

Secs 255–258

Sec 259

Secs 120B and 120C

Sec 260

Sec 120D

Sec 261

Sec 120E

Sec 262

Sec 120G

Sec 263

Sec 264

Sec 176A

Sec 265

Sec 179

Sec 266

Sec 186

Sec 267

Sec 176

Sec 268

Secs 48 and 135

Sec 269

Sec 270

Sec 120AJ

Secs 271 and 272

Electoral Bill 2017

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Introduced (LC): 17 October 2017 Bill (and Explanatory Note) - unavailable

2nd Reading (LA): 17 October 2017
Assent: 30 November 2017 PDF icon 2017 No 66