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.
45 Issue of special voting papers

(1)

Following—

(a)

the close of nominations; and

(b)

the receipt by any Overseas Returning Officer or Overseas Issuing Officer of,—

(i)

in the case of a general election, the copies of the documents forwarded under regulation 43(2); or

(ii)

in the case of a by-election, the copies of the documents forwarded under regulation 43(3),—

the Overseas Returning Officer or Overseas Issuing Officer may, subject to regulation 46, issue those documents to electors of any electoral district in accordance with Part 2 at any time before 4 pm local time on the day before polling day.

(2)

Notwithstanding subclause (1),—

(a)

the declaration form issued to a member of the Defence Force relying upon section 60(f) of the Act must be in a form that the Electoral Commission has approved; and

(b)

the declaration issued to other electors who are outside New Zealand (including members of the Defence Force not relying upon section 60(f) of the Act although entitled to do so) must be in a form that the Electoral Commission has approved.

Regulation 45 heading: replaced, on 1 June 2014, by regulation 13(1) of the Electoral Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/122).

Regulation 45(1): amended, on 1 June 2014, by regulation 13(3) of the Electoral Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/122).

Regulation 45(1): amended, on 16 May 2002, by regulation 22 of the Electoral Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2002 (SR 2002/96).

Regulation 45(1)(b): amended, on 16 May 2002, by regulation 22 of the Electoral Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2002 (SR 2002/96).

Regulation 45(1)(b)(i): amended, on 1 June 2014, by regulation 13(2) of the Electoral Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/122).

Regulation 45(1)(b)(ii): amended, on 1 June 2014, by regulation 13(2) of the Electoral Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/122).

Regulation 45(2)(a): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 114 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Regulation 45(2)(b): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 114 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).