Electoral Act 1993

  • This version includes a correction to section 206C(1)(a) made under section 25(1)(j)(i) of the Legislation Act 2012.
58 Registrar of Births and Deaths to notify Speaker of death of member


The Registrar of Births and Deaths by whom the death of any member of Parliament is registered shall, within 12 hours of making the registration, notify the fact to the Speaker.


Every person commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $100 who, being a Registrar of Births and Deaths, fails to send any notice required by subsection (1).

Compare: 1956 No 107 s 35; 1990 No 1 s 5(1)

Section 58(1): amended, on 28 February 2002, by section 11 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 58(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).