Electoral Regulations 1996

  • This version was replaced on 28 August 2017 to make corrections to regulations 4B, 18(2), 19(1) and (1)(b), 21(5)(a)(iv), 25(5), 26(3), 45(1)(b), (1)(b)(i), and (2), 46(2) and (7)(b), 49(1)(b)(i) and (2)(a), and form 15 in Schedule 1 under section 25(1)(i), (j)(ii), (iii), and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Part 2 Special voting

16 List of constituency candidates

The Returning Officer’s advice to the Electoral Commission under section 147 of the Act shall—


state the names of the constituency candidates exactly as they are to be printed on the ballot paper; and


state, in relation to the name of each constituency candidate, either the name of the candidate’s political party or the word “INDEPENDENT”; and


be accompanied by copies of the party logos (if any) submitted under section 143(3A) of the Act in respect of the constituency candidates.

Regulation 16: amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(c) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).