Electoral Amendment Act 2002

34 New section 109 substituted
  • The principal Act is amended by repealing section 109, and substituting the following section:

    109 Dormant roll
    • (1) The Registrar must maintain a dormant roll showing the particulars of those persons whose names have been removed from the roll for the district—

      • (a) under section 83C; or

      • (b) as a result of the removal of the name of that person from the roll under section 95A(4) or section 96(5).

      (2) The Registrar must remove the name of a person from the dormant roll on the first occurrence of any of the following events:

      • (a) in the case of a person whose name has been removed from the electoral roll under section 83C, when the person registers as an elector of any district; or

      • (b) in the case of a person whose name has been removed from the electoral roll under section 95A(4) or section 96(5), when the person registers as an elector of any district; or

      • (c) in the case of a person who dies, when the Registrar is satisfied of the identity of the person and the death has been notified to the Registrar—

        • (i) by any Registrar of Births and Deaths; or

        • (ii) by the father, mother, spouse, sister, or brother of the person; or

        • (iii) by the administrator of the estate of the person; or

      • (d) the expiration of the period of 3 years beginning with the date on which the person's name was placed on the dormant roll.

      (3) The Registrar must keep, for the purposes of the next election to be held in the district to which the dormant roll relates, a copy of the dormant roll as it exists on the day before polling day.

      (4) The Registrar must from time to time cause to be printed a computer-compiled list showing, in relation to each person whose name appears on the dormant roll, the person's name and place of residence.

      (5) The dormant roll as it exists on the day before polling day may be used for the purpose of determining whether any person is qualified, under section 60(c) or (d), to vote at any election held in the district to which the roll relates.