153D Application of equality of votes provisions if constituency candidate dies or becomes incapacitated after close of poll

The provisions of this Act as to an equality of votes between constituency candidates apply even though, after the close of the poll, one of those candidates dies or the nomination of one of those candidates is cancelled on the grounds of incapacity.

Section 153D: inserted, on 28 February 2002, by section 61 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).