193A Electoral Commission may correct list of members elected

(1)

If the Electoral Commission is satisfied that the name of a member declared to be elected is not correctly recorded on a return forwarded to the Clerk of the House of Representatives under section 193(5)(b),—

(a)

the Electoral Commission may forward to the Clerk of the House a further return that correctly records the member’s name; and

(b)

that further return—

(i)

is to be treated for the purposes of section 54(2)(a) as dated the same as the earlier return; and

(ii)

is to be treated for all purposes as the return forwarded to the Clerk of the House under section 193(5)(b).

(2)

The Electoral Commission may not forward a further return to the Clerk of the House under subsection (1)(a) unless the Electoral Commission has first consulted with the member concerned.

Section 193A: inserted, on 28 February 2002, by section 77 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 193A heading: amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 193A(1): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 193A(1)(a): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 193A(2): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).