174B No preliminary count if fewer than 6 ordinary ballot papers issued

(1)

If, at any election, the number of ordinary ballot papers issued for a district at a polling place is smaller than 6, the manager of the polling place must, after the close of the poll, arrange for the secure dispatch of those ballot papers to the Returning Officer for the district.

(2)

This section overrides sections 174 and 174A.

Section 174B: inserted, on 28 February 2002, by section 67(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).