95D Reference of elector’s objection to District Court

(1)

Unless,—

(a)

within 14 days after the day on which a notice under section 95A(1) or section 96(2) is served on the person objected to, the objection is withdrawn; or

(b)

the name of the person who is objected to is removed from the roll under section 95B or retained on the roll under section 95C,—

the Electoral Commission must refer the objection to the District Court, and must notify the parties of the time and place appointed for the hearing.

(2)

Subject to subsection (3), where any party notifies the Electoral Commission that the party is dissatisfied with a decision of the Electoral Commission made under section 95B or section 95C, the Electoral Commission must refer the objection to the District Court, and must notify the parties of the time and place appointed for the hearing.

(3)

Any notification given by a party under subsection (2) shall be in writing and shall be given within 14 days after the day on which the party is notified by the Electoral Commission under section 95B or section 95C, as the case may be.

Section 95D: inserted, on 6 December 1995, by section 28 of the Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1995 (1995 No 61).

Section 95D(1): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 40(1)(a) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 95D(1): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 40(1)(b) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 95D(1): amended, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).

Section 95D(2): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 40(2)(a) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 95D(2): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 40(2)(b) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 95D(2): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 40(2)(c) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 95D(2): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 40(2)(d) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 95D(2): amended, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).

Section 95D(3): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 40(3) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).