157 Materials for polling places

(1)

The Returning Officer must ensure that each polling place has the following things for the purposes of the poll:

(a)

1 or more inner compartments to enable voters to vote in secret:

(b)

in each inner compartment, suitable facilities for the marking of ballot papers:

(c)

1 or more ballot boxes:

(d)

1 or more copies (in printed or electronic form and as supplied under section 123) of the main roll and supplementary rolls for the district:

(e)

a sufficient number of ballot papers.

(2)

The Returning Officer must ensure that there is displayed prominently in every polling place either—

(a)

the name of each political party that submitted a list in accordance with section 127 and, under the name of each political party, the names of the political party’s list candidates in the political party’s order of preference (up to a maximum of 65 candidates); or

(b)

copies of the information published under section 147(3)(a).

Section 157: substituted, on 28 February 2002, by section 63 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 157(1)(d): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 77(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 157(2)(b): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 77(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).