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.
64 Special votes under this Part received late


This regulation applies to every envelope appearing to contain a special vote issued under this Part to which regulation 63A does not apply.


The Returning Officer for the district for which the vote was issued must—


extract the declaration form; and


disallow the vote; and


set the envelope aside without opening the compartment labelled “BALLOT AND/OR VOTING PAPERS”; and


write across both the declaration form and the envelope “Disallowed, received late”.


Regulations 39, 40, and 42 apply in respect of votes disallowed under subclause (2).

Regulation 64: replaced, on 1 June 2014, by regulation 21 of the Electoral Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/122).