Electoral Referendum Act 2010

  • repealed
  • Electoral Referendum Act 2010: repealed, on 11 June 2012 (being on the close of the day that is 6 months after the date on which the result of the referendum was declared), by section 5(1).
26 Fresh referendum
  • If the High Court declares the referendum to be void,—

    • (a) the Registrar of the court must notify the Electoral Commission that the referendum is void; and

    • (b) a fresh referendum must be held; and

    • (c) not later than 30 working days after a declaration is made under section 25(4)(b), the Governor-General, by Order in Council, must appoint the day for the fresh referendum to be held, which must not be later than 6 months after the date of the declaration; and

    • (d) the same roll of electors must be used at the fresh referendum as was used at the referendum declared to be void; and

    • (e) a fresh referendum must be conducted in accordance with the provisions of this Act, with any necessary modifications, and to the extent that they are relevant.