158A Polling place officials under direction of Electoral Commission and Returning Officer

(1)

The Electoral Commission and the Returning Officer may each give oral or written directions to all or any polling place officials.

(2)

Every polling place official must exercise or perform his or her powers, duties, and functions in accordance with any directions given by the Electoral Commission or the Returning Officer.

Section 158A: inserted, on 28 February 2002, by section 63 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 158A heading: amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 158A(1): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 158A(2): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).