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.
63A Special votes under this Part received in time

(1)

This regulation applies to every envelope containing a special vote issued under this Part that is received by the Returning Officer for the district for which the vote was issued—

(a)

before the close of the poll; or

(b)

after the close of the poll but not later than 7 pm on the tenth day following polling day—

(i)

marked under regulation 60(1)(b) with the official mark of an Issuing Officer; or

(ii)

marked under regulation 60(4) with the official mark of a Returning Officer in New Zealand; or

(iii)

marked under regulation 60(7), 62(2)(c), or 63(2)(d) with the official mark of the Electoral Commission.

(2)

The Returning Officer for the district for which the vote was issued must open the declaration compartment of the envelope and extract the declaration form and the provisions of regulations 35 to 42 then apply.

Regulation 63A: inserted, on 1 June 2014, by regulation 21 of the Electoral Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/122).