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Agency:
Tasmanian Electoral Commission
Agency Number:
Start Date:
16 Feb 2005
Description:
The Commission was created to separate the Electoral Office from direct Departmental control.

The Chief Electoral Officer was appointed the Electoral Commissioner and the Deputy Chief Electoral Officer was appointed the Deputy Electoral Commissioner. Two other members were appointed for 7 year terms.
Legislation Administered:
Electoral Act 1985;;Electoral (Registered Parties) Act 1995;;Referendum Procedures Act 1994;;Senate Elections Act 1935.
Legislation Creating:
Electoral Act 2004
Controlled Agencies:
Tasmanian Electoral Office (TA988)17 Jul 1989