(1) A person must, before conducting any push-polling, state clearly the name and address of the person authorising the push-polling:
(a) for push-polling conducted by a telephone call – to the receiver of the call; or
(b) for push-polling conducted in a meeting with another person –to the other person.
(2) The person authorising the push-polling commits an offence if subsection (1) is contravened because of an act or omission of the person.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.
(3) In this section:
"push-polling "means any activity conducted as part of a telephone call made, or a meeting held, during the election period for an election, that:
(a) is, or appears to be, a survey (for example, a telephone opinion call or telemarketing call); and
(b) is intended to influence an elector in deciding his or her vote.