146 Withdrawal of nomination

(1)

A constituency candidate may, by giving signed notice, withdraw his or her nomination.

(1A)

The notice must—

(a)

be in a form that the Electoral Commission has approved; and

(b)

be witnessed as specified in the form.

(2)

No withdrawal of nomination shall have any effect unless it is lodged with the Returning Officer not later than noon on nomination day.

(3)

Where a candidate has duly withdrawn his or her nomination his or her deposit shall be returned to the person who paid it.

Compare: 1956 No 107 s 83

Section 146(1): replaced, on 21 March 2017, by section 72 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 146(1A): inserted, on 21 March 2017, by section 72 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).