146B Notice of intention to lodge bulk nomination

(1)

If, at any general election, a political party that is registered under Part 4 intends to lodge a bulk nomination schedule of candidates for election for electoral districts, the secretary of that party must notify that intention to the Electoral Commission.

(2)

A notification under subsection (1)—

(a)

must be given not later than 1 working day after writ day for the general election; and

(b)

must be on a form provided by the Electoral Commission; and

(c)

may be given by hand, post, or electronically.

(3)

The secretary of a party may, at any time before lodging a bulk nomination schedule, withdraw a notification under subsection (1) by notifying the withdrawal to the Electoral Commission.

(4)

A withdrawal under subsection (3)—

(a)

must be on a form provided by the Electoral Commission; and

(b)

may be given by hand, post, or electronically.

Section 146B: inserted, on 28 February 2002, by section 57 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 146B(1): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 146B(2)(b): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 146B(2)(c): amended, on 25 March 2014, by section 45 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8).

Section 146B(3): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 146B(4)(a): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 146B(4)(b): amended, on 25 March 2014, by section 45 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8).