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.
55 Electoral Commission to forward special voting papers to Issuing Officers

(1)

In the case of a general election, the Electoral Commission, or an electoral official on behalf of the Electoral Commission, must forward to every Issuing Officer the required number of copies of the following:

(a)

special ballot papers in form 14; and

(b)

party lists in accordance with regulation 18; and

(c)

declarations in a form that the Electoral Commission has approved for use by special voters under this Part or Part 4; and

(d)

any voting papers required to be issued under any enactment.

(2)

In the case of a by-election, the Electoral Commission, or a person authorised by the Electoral Commission to do so, must forward to every Issuing Officer the required number of copies of the following:

(a)

special ballot papers in form 15; and

(b)

declarations in a form that the Electoral Commission has approved for use by special voters under this Part or Part 4; and

(c)

any voting papers required to be issued under any enactment.

(3)

If it appears to the Electoral Commission that the copies of the documents referred to in subclause (1) or (2) may not reach an Issuing Officer within the time allowed for the issue of special votes, the Electoral Commission may send those documents to the Issuing Officer by facsimile or electronically.

Regulation 55: replaced, on 1 June 2014, by regulation 21 of the Electoral Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/122).

Regulation 55(1)(c): replaced, on 23 June 2017, by regulation 8(1) of the Electoral Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/83).

Regulation 55(2)(b): replaced, on 23 June 2017, by regulation 8(2) of the Electoral Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/83).