66 Other grounds on which registration may be refused

(1)

The Electoral Commission shall refuse an application for the registration of a political party if—

(a)

the application does not comply with section 63; or

(b)

if it is satisfied that the party does not have 500 current financial members who are eligible to enrol as electors.

(2)

Unless section 65 or subsection (1) applies, the Electoral Commission shall, subject to section 64, register the political party that is the subject of the application.

(3)

[Repealed]

Section 66(1)(b): substituted, on 6 December 1995, by section 19 of the Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1995 (1995 No 61).

Section 66(3): repealed, on 28 February 2002, by section 15 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).