200 Erasing and altering official mark on ballot paper

Every person shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,000 who erases, obliterates, or alters any official mark, stamp, or writing on any ballot paper, or places thereon any writing, print, or other matter which might lead persons to believe that it was put thereon by any official or person duly authorised in that behalf.

Compare: 1956 No 107 s 129; 1990 No 1 s 67(1)

Section 200: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

Section 200: amended, on 6 December 1995, by section 70 of the Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1995 (1995 No 61).