188 Annotation of list of special voters

(1)

A constituency candidate at an election who applies for a recount of the votes or a person who files an election petition may, by notice in writing to the Electoral Commission, require the Electoral Commission forthwith to annotate the list attached to the master roll pursuant to section 187(3):

provided that this subsection shall not apply where the Electoral Commission receives the notice after the Returning Officer has forwarded to the Clerk of the House of Representatives the packets required, by section 187(1)(b), to be forwarded to the Clerk of the House of Representatives.

(2)

The annotations shall show, in relation to each special voter whose vote is shown on the list as having been disallowed, the reason for the disallowance of the vote.

(3)

The annotated list must be held by the Electoral Commission, and any registered elector of the district may inspect the annotated list at the office of the Electoral Commission for the district, without payment of any fee, at any time when the office is open for the transaction of business.

(4)

[Repealed]

Compare: 1956 No 107 s 121A; 1990 No 1 s 63

Section 188(1): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 92(1)(a) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 188(1): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 92(1)(b) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 188(3): replaced, on 21 March 2017, by section 92(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 188(4): repealed, on 21 March 2017, by section 92(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).