171 Procedure when second vote given in same name

If any person proposing to vote at any election gives as his or her name the name of any person to whom a ballot paper has already been given at the same election, he or she shall be dealt with in all respects in like manner as any other voter:

provided that the ballot paper of any such person shall not be deposited in the ballot box or allowed by the issuing officer, but shall be set aside for separate custody.

Compare: 1956 No 107 s 109

Section 171 proviso: amended, on 28 February 2002, by section 101(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 171 proviso: amended, on 6 December 1995, by section 49 of the Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1995 (1995 No 61).