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ELECTORAL ACT 2002 - SECT 152

Interference with political liberty

S. 152(1) amended by No. 44/2006 s. 8(1).

    (1)     A person must not hinder or interfere with the free exercise or performance, by any other person, of any political right or duty that is relevant to an election under this Act.

S. 152(1A) inserted by No. 44/2006 s. 8(2).

    (1A)     A person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an indictable offence.

Penalty:     Level 6 imprisonment (5 years maximum) or level 6 fine (600 penalty units).

S. 152(2) amended by No. 44/2006 s. 8(3).

    (2)     A person must not, by violence or intimidation, influence the vote of a person at an election.

S. 152(3) inserted by No. 44/2006 s. 8(4).

    (3)     A person who contravenes subsection (2) is guilty of an indictable offence.

Penalty:     Level 6 imprisonment (5 years maximum) or level 6 fine (600 penalty units).

S. 153 amended by No. 44/2006 s. 9(1)(2) (ILA s. 39B(1)).



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