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.
52 Allowance or disallowance of votes of members of Defence Force

Where a declaration referred to in regulation 50 is in form 20, the Returning Officer shall allow the vote if the declaration is signed by the declarant and by the witness and the Returning Officer is satisfied that the declaration establishes the declarant’s right to vote for the Returning Officer’s district at that election, but otherwise the Returning Officer shall disallow the vote:

provided that the Returning Officer shall allow the vote if the Returning Officer is satisfied that the declarant signed the declaration before a witness but the witness omitted to sign.