Electoral Amendment Act 2014

26 Section 167 amended (Issue of ordinary ballot papers)
  • Replace section 167(2) with:

    • (2) An elector who applies to vote must—

      • (a) verbally give or verbally confirm his or her name; and

      • (b) give or confirm any other particulars that may be necessary to find the elector's name on the rolls.

    • (2A) If an elector is unable to comply with the requirement in subsection (2)(a) because of an inability to understand English or because of a physical disability, the elector may comply with that requirement by—

      • (a) gesture; or

      • (b) any other means with the assistance of a person nominated by the elector who is present with the elector.