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.
41 Opening of envelopes containing votes allowed

Subject to regulation 33, the ballot and voting paper compartments of the envelopes placed, in accordance with regulation 38, in boxes that can be securely closed shall not be opened until the official count conducted under section 178 of the Act, and shall then be opened in the presence of such scrutineers as choose to be present.

Regulation 41: amended, on 16 May 2002, by regulation 19 of the Electoral Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2002 (SR 2002/96).