Electoral Amendment Act 2002

45 Election of list candidates
  • (1) Section 127 of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsections (3) and (3A), and substituting the following subsections:

    • (3) Every list submitted under this section, and the declaration required by subsection (3A),—

      • (a) must be submitted to the Chief Electoral Officer not later than noon on the date specified in the writ for the election of constituency candidates as the latest date for the nomination of constituency candidates; and

      • (b) may be submitted by hand, post, or facsimile transmission.

    • (3A) Every list submitted under this section must 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, that must—

      • (a) declare that the secretary is satisfied that each person named on the list submitted under this section is qualified under this Act to be a candidate; and

      • (b) state whether the party is a party in respect of which there are 1 or more component parties; and

      • (c) if the party has 1 or more component parties, state the name of each component party.

    (2) Section 127 of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (5), and substituting the following subsection:

    • (5) Every form of consent submitted under this section must be in form 5, and may be submitted by hand, post, or facsimile transmission.

    (3) Section 127 of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (8), and substituting the following subsection:

    • (8) Every logo submitted under this section—

      • (a) must be submitted to the Chief Electoral Officer not later than noon on the date specified in the writ for the election of constituency candidates as the latest date for the nomination of constituency candidates; and

      • (b) may be submitted by hand, post, or facsimile transmission.