22 Registrar of Electors

(1)

The Electoral Commission—

(a)

must appoint a Registrar of Electors for each electoral district:

(b)

may appoint a Deputy Registrar of Electors for any electoral district:

(c)

may appoint a Registrar or a Deputy Registrar for a named electoral district that is not yet in existence.

(2)

Every Registrar and every Deputy Registrar—

(a)

must be an individual who is an electoral official; and

(b)

may not hold any official position in any political organisation.

(3)

The Deputy Registrar for an electoral district may, subject to the control of the Registrar for that electoral district, exercise or perform all of that Registrar’s powers, duties, and functions.

Section 22: replaced, on 21 March 2017, by section 7 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).