Approved form for court evidence - Australian Electoral Commission

AUSTRA Ll AN ELECTORAL COMMISSION
APPROVED FORM FOR THE PURPOSES OF ENFORCEMENT OF LAW IN
RELATION TO COMPULSORY VOTING
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
Subsections 245(15) and 245(15C)
Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
Subsections 45(14) and 45(14C)
1, Tom Rogers , Acting Electoral Commissioner, in exercise of the power under
subsection 4(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Electoral Act) and
subsection 3(1) of the Referendum (Mach的ery Pro叫sions) Act 1984 (Referendum
Act) , HEREBY:
1. REVOKE all previous forms approved for the purposes of Regulation 83 of the
Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940; and
2. APPROVE the new version of Certified Extract form (EF066) that appears in the
Schedule to this Instrument to be an ‘approved form' for the purposes of:
- Regulation 83 of the Electoral and Referendum Regulations 1940;
- Subsections 245(15) and 245(15C) of the Electoral Act; and
- Subsections 45(14) and
Signature redacted
Tom Rogers
Acting Electoral Cò
>.
July 2014
4:抑 4C)
of the Referendum Act
Australian Electoral Commission
Certified extract from the list of all electors to whom a penalty notice has been sent or
delivered in relation to an apparent failure to vote (Commonwea/lh Elecloral Acl 1918,
ss 245(12) or Referendum (Mach的eryProv.俗的n砂 Acl 1984, ss 45(12)) at the federal
election/referendum held on [dd/mm/yyyy].
1.
Federal Division: [name of Division]
2.
Elector: [name of electo 月, DOB [dd/mm/yyyy]
3.
Residential address of elector on the Ro lI: [address]
4.
Postal address of elector: [address]/[N/A]
5.
Date of despatch by post of the first penalty notice to the elector's postal address:
[dd/mm/yyyy]
6.
Date specified in the first penalty notice by which the response was to be received by
the Divisional Returning Officer: [dd/mm句yyy].
7.
Date of despatch by post of the second penalty notice to the elector at the elector's
postal address: [dd/mm/yyyy]/[N/A]
8.
Date specified in the second penalty notice by which the response was to be received
by the Divisional Returning Officer: [dd/mm句yyy]/[N/A]
9.
Date of despatch by post of the reminder penalty notice (if applicable) to the elector at
the elector's postal address: [dd/mm/yyyy]/[N/A]
10.
Date specified in the reminder penalty notice by which the response was to be
received by the Divisional Returning Officer: [dd/mm/yyyy]/[N/A]
11.
Date of despatch by post of fine notice to the elector at the elector's postal address:
[dd/mm/yyyy]/[N/A]
12.
Date specified in the fine notice by which the response was to be received by the
Divisional Returning Officer: [dd/mm句yyy]/[N/A]
13.
Date of despatch by post of reminder fine notice (if applicable) to the elector at the
elector's postal address: [dd/mm/yyyy]/[N/A]
14.
Date specified in the reminder fine notice by which the response was to be received by
the Divisional Returning Officer: [dd/mm心 yyy]/[N/A]
15.
口 A response was received to a penalty or fine notice , however, the Divisional
Returning Officer is not satisfied that the elector did in fact vote or that there was a
valid and sufficient reason for the elector's failure to vote and the elector failed to
pay the penalty for not voting;
口 A response (including payment) was not received to any penalty or fine notice and
the Divisional Returning Officer is not satisfied that the elector did in fact vote or that
there was a valid and sufficient reason for the elector's failure to vote.
Certified on behalf of the Electoral Commissioner
[authorised officer name]
Authorised Officer
[dd/mm/yyyy]
EF066 (07/14)