Electoral (Validation of Nominations) Order 1996

  • revoked
  • Electoral (Validation of Nominations) Order 1996: revoked, on 12 May 2011 (after being spent on 13 December 1996), by clause 3 of the Regulatory Reform (Revocations) Order 2011 (SR 2011/99).

Reprint
as at 12 May 2011

Electoral (Validation of Nominations) Order 1996

(SR 1996/263)

  • Electoral (Validation of Nominations) Order 1996: revoked, on 12 May 2011 (after being spent on 13 December 1996), by clause 3 of the Regulatory Reform (Revocations) Order 2011 (SR 2011/99).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This order is administered in the Ministry of Justice.


  • Preamble

    WHEREAS—

    • A. Section 143(1) of the Electoral Act 1993 requires the nomination of a person as a candidate for election for any electoral district (in this preamble referred to as a constituency candidate) to be by a nomination paper in form 9 in Schedule 2 to the Act; and

    • B. Section 145(1)(b) of the Act requires the Returning Officer to reject the nomination of any constituency candidate if the nomination paper does not state that the candidate is a registered elector of a specified electoral district, or, where section 49 of the Act applies, is a qualified elector of a specified electoral district; and

    • C. Form 9 in Schedule 2 to the Act does not make sufficient provision for the statement required by section 145(1)(b) of the Act; and

    • D. Returning Officers have accepted nominations for constituency candidates for the election to be held on the 12th day of October 1996 that do not contain the statement required by section 145(1)(b) of the Act; and

    • E. It is desirable that such nominations be validated:

    NOW, THEREFORE, PURSUANT to section 266 of the Electoral Act 1993, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following order.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) This order may be cited as the Electoral (Validation of Nominations) Order 1996.

    (2) This order shall come into force on the 24th day of September 1996.

2 Interpretation
  • In this order,—

    The Act means the Electoral Act 1993

    constituency candidate has the same meaning as it has in the Act.

3 Nominations validated
  • Notwithstanding anything in section 145(1)(b) of the Act, no nomination of any constituency candidate for the election to be held on the 12th day of October 1996—

    • (a) made by a nomination paper in form 9 in Schedule 2 to the Act; and

    • (b) accepted under section 145 of the Act by the Returning Officer—

    shall be invalid on the ground that the nomination paper does not state that the candidate is a registered elector of a specified electoral district, or, where section 49 of the Act applies, is a qualified elector of a specified electoral district.

MARIE SHROFF,

Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 24 September 1996, validates any nomination paper for the forthcoming election that has been accepted under section 145 of the Electoral Act 1993 by the Returning Officer but that does not state, as required by section 145(1)(b), that the candidate is a registered or qualified elector of a specified electoral district.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 September 1996.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Electoral (Validation of Nominations) Order 1996. The eprint incorporates all the amendments to the order as at 12 May 2011. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions that cannot be compiled in the eprint are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Regulatory Reform (Revocations) Order 2011 (SR 2011/99): clause 3

    Electoral Act 1993 (1993 No 87): section 231(1)