High Court decision in Rowe & Anor v Electoral Commissioner & Anor

Fri Aug 06 2010

In today's decision in Rowe & Anor v The Electoral Commissioner & Anor, the High Court has declared that certain provisions of the Commonwealth Electoral Act introduced by the Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2006 are invalid. This includes s102(4), which prevents the electoral commissioner from considering claims for enrolment lodged after 8.00pm on the date of the issue of writs for an election. Learn more>

6 August 2010

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