110 Public inspection of rolls, etc

(1)

A copy or copies of—

(a)

the main roll and of the supplementary rolls for any district; and

(b)

the latest index compiled under section 108 in respect of the electoral district; and

(c)

the most recent computer-compiled list printed pursuant to section 109(5) for the electoral district—

shall be kept for inspection by the public at the office of the Electoral Commission for the district, and at such other places within the district as the Electoral Commission directs.

(2)

Any direction given by the Electoral Commission may be given in respect of any or all of the categories of documents specified in subsection (1).

(3)

Any person may inspect at the offices of the Electoral Commission, without payment, at any time between 9 am and 4 pm on any day on which the office is open for the transaction of business,—

(a)

the documents specified in subsection (1):

(b)

the most recent computer-compiled list which is held by the Electoral Commission and which shows the names and particulars of the persons who are on the roll for the district:

(c)

the names and particulars of any person whose name is on the electoral roll but not on the main roll or any supplementary roll or the most recent computer-compiled list to which paragraph (b) applies:

(d)

the application of any person who has applied to be registered as an elector of the district but who is prevented, by section 88, from being registered as an elector of the district:

(e)

his or her own application for registration as an elector:

(f)

the application for registration of any person whose name is on the electoral roll if—

(i)

that person consents to his or her application being inspected; or

(ii)

the Electoral Commission is satisfied that the inspection of the application is justified by a genuine and proper interest:

(g)

the list of post-writ day deletions referred to in section 98(5).

(4)

In the case of—

(a)

the computer-compiled list printed pursuant to section 109(5); and

(b)

the computer-compiled list referred to in subsection (3)(b)—

neither the power of inspection conferred by subsection (3) nor the power to inspect the list when it is made available for public inspection under section 111 includes the power to copy the list.

(5)

Any person may, on paying the prescribed fee, obtain a copy of—

(a)

the main or supplementary roll for a district:

(b)

an index compiled under section 108.

(6)

Regulations made under section 267

(a)

may prescribe a scale of fees for the purposes of subsection (5); and

(b)

shall provide for any fee payable under subsection (5) to be reduced wherever the copy of the roll or index is required for any purpose relating to an election or poll.

(7)

Where any person is entitled, pursuant to any provision of paragraphs (d) to (f) of subsection (3), to inspect any application, the Electoral Commission must produce that application for inspection not later than 2 working days after a request has been made.

(8)

If land in a General electoral district is included within the boundaries of a Maori electoral district, a copy of the most recent computer-compiled list printed under section 109(5) for the Maori electoral district must be kept open for inspection by the public at the offices of the Electoral Commission for those districts.

Compare: 1956 No 107 ss 60C(2)–(4), 63(6), 64(1), (2), (3)–(5), (7), 65AD(1), (3)–(6); 1960 No 4 s 2(1); 1975 No 28 s 28(2); 1980 No 29 ss 5(7), 24, 29(1); 1983 No 104 s 12(1); 1985 No 150 ss 3(2), 4(1); 1986 No 124 s 32(1); 1990 No 1 ss 25, 26(1)

Section 110(1): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 54(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 110(1): amended, on 1 July 2012, by section 52(6) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 57).

Section 110(2): amended, on 1 July 2012, by section 52(7) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 57).

Section 110(3): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 54(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 110(3)(b): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 54(3) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 110(3)(f)(ii): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 54(3) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 110(7): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 54(4) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 110(8): replaced, on 21 March 2017, by section 54(5) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).