Victorian Current Acts

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Act] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]

ELECTORAL ACT 2002 - SECT 67

Use of prescribed premises as voting centre

    (1)     The Commission may use as an election day voting centre any room or hall in a prescribed premises.

    (2)     The Commission must give 7 days' notice to the managers, trustees or owners of the prescribed premises.

    (3)     The Commission must pay—

        (a)     reasonable costs for lighting, air conditioning and cleaning of the prescribed premises; and

        (b)     if, as a result of using the premises as a voting centre, the premises or any furniture in the premises is damaged, the full costs of repairing the damage.

    (4)     If there is a dispute between the Commission and the managers, trustees or owners of the prescribed premises about the amount payable under subsection (3), the matter is to be determined by the Magistrates' Court.

    (5)     In this section, "prescribed premises" means a school or building that is not used exclusively for religious services and that—

        (a)     is supported wholly or in part by—

              (i)     public funds; or

              (ii)     a perpetual endowment; or

        (b)     has been built with, or is supported wholly or in part by, a grant from the Consolidated Fund.

Division 3—Nominations and candidates



AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback