Electoral Amendment Act 2002

52 Method of supplying vacancy
  • (1) Section 137(1) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words or section 135 of this Act.

    (2) Section 137 of the principal Act is amended by adding to subsection (4) and to subsection (5), in each case after the words to be elected, the words by notifying the person's election in the Gazette.

    (3) Section 137 of the principal Act is amended by adding the following subsection:

    • (7) Whenever subsection (6) applies, the Chief Electoral Officer must publish in the Gazette a notice stating that the vacancy cannot be filled.