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ELECTORAL ACT 1985 - SECT 115

115—Limitations on display of electoral advertisements

        (1)         A person must not exhibit an electoral advertisement on—

            (a)         a vehicle or vessel; or

            (b)         a building, hoarding or other structure,

if the advertisement occupies an area in excess of 1 square metre.

Maximum penalty: $5 000.

        (2)         For the purposes of subsection (1)


, electoral advertisements

            (a)         that are apparently exhibited by or on behalf of the same candidate or political party; and

            (b)         that are at their nearest points within 1 metre of each other,

will be taken to form a single advertisement.

        (3)         This section does not apply to—

            (a)         the exhibition of an advertisement in a theatre (including a drive-in theatre) by means of a cinematograph; or

            (b)         the exhibition of the name of a candidate or the name of a political party (or both) at or near an office or room, where—

                  (i)         the name is so exhibited in order to indicate that the office or room is an office or committee room of that candidate or political party; and

                  (ii)         the place of exhibition is more than 100 metres from the entrance to a polling booth; or

            (c)         the exhibition of an advertisement of a prescribed kind or the exhibition of an advertisement in circumstances of a prescribed kind.



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