Electoral Amendment Act 2017

78 Section 159 amended (Exercise of powers and duties of polling place officials)

Replace section 159(3) with:

(3)

Every polling place official must, before being allowed to act, declare that he or she will comply with section 203.

(3A)

The declaration must—

(a)

be in a form that the Electoral Commission has approved; and

(b)

be witnessed as specified in the form.