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ELECTORAL ACT 2004 - SECT 191

191. Campaign material to be authorised

(1) Subject to sections 192, 193 and 194, a person must not, between the issue of the writ for an election and the close of poll at that election –

(a) print, publish, keep on display or distribute, or permit or authorise another person to print, publish, keep on display or distribute, any printed electoral matter without the name and address of the responsible person being printed, in legible characters, at the end of the electoral matter; or

(b) publish, or permit or authorise another person to publish, any electoral matter on the internet without the name and address of the responsible person appearing at the end of the electoral matter.

Penalty:

Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months, or both.
(2) Printed electoral matter is published or kept on display by a person if the publication or display is published or kept on display with that person's consent.



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