138 Filing of return

Where any vacancy is filled under section 137, or the Electoral Commission determines that the vacancy cannot be filled, the Electoral Commission shall, as soon as is convenient, file with the Clerk of the House of Representatives a return indicating,—

(a)

in any case where the vacancy can be filled, the name of the person declared to be elected and the date of the return; or

(b)

in any case where the vacancy cannot be filled, the fact that the vacancy cannot be filled and the date of the return.

Section 138: amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).