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

(1)

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)

a new secretary is appointed; or

(b)

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

(2)

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