Electoral Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008

Bill No.285

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to amend the Electoral Act 1907 to be consistent with Commonwealth electoral legislation by enabling prisoners serving a sentence of less than three years to be eligible to vote in State elections.

StatusMessage sent to the Legislative Assembly with amendments for concurrence. 06/26/2008
Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 05/14/2008  
First Reading 05/14/2008  
Second Reading 05/14/2008  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/17/2008  
Consideration in Detail 06/18/2008  
Amendments adopted 06/18/2008  
Third Reading 06/18/2008  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/24/2008  
First Reading 06/24/2008  
Second Reading 06/24/2008  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/26/2008  
Committee of the whole 06/26/2008  
Amendments adopted 06/26/2008  
Third Reading 06/26/2008  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Message sent to the Legislative Assembly with amendments for concurrence.  06/26/2008