Electoral Amendment Act 2002

68 Scrutiny of the rolls
  • (1) Section 175 of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (3), and substituting the following subsection:

    • (3) Every scrutineer must, before being allowed to act, make a declaration in form 1 before the Chief Electoral Officer, the Returning Officer, a Justice of the Peace, or a solicitor.

    (2) Section 175 of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (5), and substituting the following subsection:

    • (5) The only persons who may be present at the scrutiny are—

      • (a) the Chief Electoral Officer:

      • (b) the Returning Officer:

      • (c) any assistant of the Chief Electoral Officer or of the Returning Officer:

      • (d) any expert or technician who provides advice or support to the Chief Electoral Officer or to the Returning Officer for the purpose of the scrutiny:

      • (e) any scrutineer.