146D Bulk nomination of constituency candidates

(1)

At any general election, the secretary of a political party that is registered under Part 4 may, in accordance with this section, nominate as candidates for election for electoral districts persons who are qualified under this Act and who consent to be nominated.

(2)

The secretary of a party may nominate its candidates under this section by lodging, with the Electoral Commission, a single bulk nomination schedule on a form provided by the Electoral Commission.

(3)

A bulk nomination schedule—

(a)

may be lodged by hand, post, or electronically; and

(b)

must be lodged with the Electoral Commission not later than noon on the day before nomination day.

(4)

The Electoral Commission must give a written receipt for every bulk nomination schedule that the Electoral Commission accepts.

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

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

Section 146D(3)(a): amended, on 25 March 2014, by section 45 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8).

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

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

Section 146D(4): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(2)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).