Change of name of registered elector

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

94 Notification of change of name

(1)

This section applies if a person registers a change of his or her name under section 21B of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995.

(2)

The Registrar-General appointed under section 79(1) of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995 must provide to the Electoral Commission the following information for the purposes of determining whether any change is required to the name and address under which that person is registered on the roll:

(a)

the old name and the new name of the person; and

(b)

the person’s date of birth; and

(c)

the person’s full residential address.

Section 94: substituted, on 18 March 2002, by section 28(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 94(1): amended, on 24 January 2009, by section 47 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).

Section 94(2): amended, on 1 July 2012, by section 52(17)(j) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 57).

Section 94(2): amended, on 24 January 2009, by section 47 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).