Human Rights Measure

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Human Rights

Electoral and Other Legislation (Accountability, Integrity and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2020

Date Enacted: June 2020
Country: Australia

An “Act to amend” existing legislation contains provisions “to facilitate the holding of the 2020 general election in a way that helps minimise serious risks to the health and safety of persons caused by the COVID-19 emergency” that include, among other things, “procedure for voting,” “pre-poll ordinary voting,” and “electronically assisted voting.”