146E Bulk nomination schedule

(1)

The following requirements apply in relation to a bulk nomination schedule:

(a)

the schedule must specify the electoral districts for which candidates are nominated in the schedule:

(b)

the schedule must state, in relation to each such electoral district,—

(i)

the full name of the constituency candidate; and

(ii)

if the candidate’s full name is not to be used on the ballot paper, the name or names to be used, which must be short enough to fit on the ballot paper.

(2)

Every bulk nomination schedule must contain a declaration, made by the secretary of the party in the manner provided by section 9 of the Oaths and Declarations Act 1957, that the secretary is satisfied that each constituency candidate nominated in the schedule is qualified under this Act to be a constituency candidate.

(3)

The secretary of the political party must lodge with the bulk nomination schedule, in relation to each constituency candidate nominated in the schedule,—

(a)

a statement in a form provided by the Electoral Commission, signed by the constituency candidate, and confirming the candidate’s consent to the nomination; and

(b)

any statutory declaration made by the constituency candidate received under section 49(4)(b).

(4)

If the secretary of a political party lodges a bulk nomination schedule and the political party has a logo registered under section 71F, but the political party is not submitting a party list under section 127, then a copy of the logo may be lodged with the Electoral Commission for inclusion on the ballot paper in accordance with section 150(13).

(5)

Every logo lodged under subsection (4)—

(a)

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

(b)

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

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

Section 146E(3): substituted, on 1 October 2010, by section 14 of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

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

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

Section 146E(5)(a): amended, on 25 March 2014, by section 45 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8).

Section 146E(5)(b): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).