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.
48B Receipt of special votes electronically

An Electoral Commissioner or electoral official who, on behalf of the Electoral Commission, receives a ballot paper, any voting papers, and a declaration forwarded electronically under regulation 47B must immediately—

(a)

print the ballot paper, any voting papers, and the declaration; and

(b)

ensure that the particulars of the time and date of receipt of the ballot paper, any voting papers, and the declaration at the Electoral Commission are endorsed on those papers; and

(c)

after taking all reasonable steps to preserve the secrecy of the ballot, place the ballot paper, any voting papers, and the declaration in the appropriate compartments of a special voter envelope; and

(d)

mark the envelope with the Electoral Commission’s official mark and arrange for the envelope to be posted or forwarded to the Returning Officer for the district for which the vote was issued.

Regulation 48B: inserted, on 1 June 2014, by regulation 19 of the Electoral Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/122).