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.
28 Duty of persons present when vote exercised

(1)

Every person present when an elector is exercising a special vote shall comply with the foregoing provisions of this Part so far as they relate to that person.

(2)

Subject to subclauses (8) to (10) of regulation 27, every person present when an elector is exercising a special vote—

(a)

shall refrain from looking at or becoming acquainted with the vote given by the elector; and

(b)

shall not in any way attempt to influence or interfere with the elector in the exercise of his or her vote; and

(c)

shall not allow any person—

(i)

to see or become acquainted with the elector’s vote; or

(ii)

to assist the elector to vote; or

(iii)

to interfere in any way with the elector in relation to his or her vote.