Electoral Amendment Act 2017

17 New section 67AA inserted (Vacancies in position of party secretary)

After section 67, insert:

67AA Vacancies in position of party secretary


If, in a political party registered under this Act, a vacancy occurs in the position of party secretary, the remaining office holders of the party must ensure that, within 5 working days of the vacancy occurring,—


a new secretary is appointed; or


a person is appointed to act in the position of secretary until a new secretary can be appointed.


A person appointed under subsection (1)(a) or (b) must immediately notify the Electoral Commission of that person’s appointment.