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.
23B Appointment of Issuing Officers for dictation voting

(1)

The Electoral Commission may appoint 1 or more Issuing Officers for—

(a)

issuing special votes to every person whose request under regulation 23A(2) to vote by dictation has been granted by the Electoral Commission under regulation 23A(4); and

(b)

receiving special votes by dictation.

(2)

Every Issuing Officer must, before entering into the duties of office, declare that he or she will comply with section 203.

(3)

The declaration must—

(a)

be in a form that the Electoral Commission has approved; and

(b)

be witnessed as specified in the form.

Regulation 23B: inserted, on 1 June 2014, by regulation 6 of the Electoral Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/122).

Regulation 23B(2): replaced, on 21 March 2017, by section 114 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Regulation 23B(3): inserted, on 21 March 2017, by section 114 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).