Death of registered elector

92 Notification of death of registered elector

(1)

The Registrar-General appointed under section 79(1) of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995 must, as soon as is reasonably practicable after the registration of the death of any person of or over the age of 17 years, notify the information described in subsection (2) to the Electoral Commission.

(2)

The information referred to in subsection (1) is the fact of the death, together with any particulars known to the Registrar-General appointed under section 79(1) of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995 that may be required to enable the Electoral Commission

(a)

to determine the electoral district in which the deceased person resided; and

(b)

to take appropriate steps in relation to the roll and other records.

Section 92: substituted, on 18 March 2002, by section 28(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 92(1): amended, on 1 July 2012, by section 52(16)(b) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 57).

Section 92(1): amended, on 24 January 2009, by section 47 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).

Section 92(2): amended, on 1 July 2012, by section 52(5) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 57).

Section 92(2): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 92(2): amended, on 24 January 2009, by section 47 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).