Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1995

15 Application for registration
  • (1) 

    (2) Section 63(2) of the principal Act is hereby further amended by adding the following paragraph:

    • (d) Shall be accompanied by a declaration made by the Secretary of the party in the manner provided by section 9 of the Oaths and Declarations Act 1957, which declaration shall—

      • (i) State whether the party is a party in respect of which there are one or more component parties; and

      • (ii) Where the party has one or more component parties, state the name of each component party.

    (3) This subsection inserted s 63(4) of the principal Act

    (4) Where a political party has obtained registration under Part 4 of the principal Act in the period beginning with the coming into force of section 63 of the principal Act and ending with the coming into force of section 63(2)(d) of the principal Act (as inserted by subsection (2) of this section), the Secretary of the party shall forward to the Electoral Commission, within 3 months of section 63(2)(d) of this Act coming into force, the declaration required by that section.

    (5) Where the Secretary of a political party fails to comply with subsection (4) of this section, the Electoral Commission shall—

    • (a) Cancel the registration of that party; and

    • (b) As soon as reasonably practicable, give written notice of the cancellation to the Secretary of the political party; and

    • (c) Cause notice of the cancellation to be published in the Gazette.