Electoral Amendment Act 2017

30 Section 89C amended (Elector must give notice of change of place of residence to different electoral district)

(1)

Replace section 89C(2) with:

(2)

The elector must, within 2 months after the date on which he or she changed his or her place of residence, give notice of—

(a)

the change in his or her place of residence; and

(b)

the date on which the change occurred; and

(c)

the address of the new place of residence.

(2)

Replace section 89C(3)(b) and (c) with:

(b)

in writing to the Electoral Commission in a form that the Electoral Commission has approved; or

(c)

by applying, under section 83, to the Electoral Commission for registration as an elector.

(3)

Replace section 89C(5) to (13) with:

(5)

For the purposes of section 89(1), an elector who gives notice under subsection (2) (by any method specified in subsection (3)) is an applicant for registration as an elector.

(4)