Local Electoral Amendment Regulations 2001

2001/315

Local Electoral Amendment Regulations 2001


Note

These regulations are administered in the Department of Internal Affairs.


Pursuant to section 139 of the Local Electoral Act 2001, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
  • (1) These regulations are the Local Electoral Amendment Regulations 2001.

    (2) In these regulations the Local Electoral Regulations 20011 are called the principal regulations.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on their notification in the Gazette.

3 Relevant date for inclusion of electors on roll
  • (1) Regulation 10(1) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the words electoral roll, the words (if compiled for use at a triennial general election).

    (2) Regulation 10(2) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the words electoral roll, the words (if compiled for use at a triennial general election).

    (3) Regulation 10 of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following subclauses:

    • (3) Residential electors are entitled to be included in the electoral roll (if compiled for use at an election to fill an extraordinary vacancy or vacancies, or at a poll that is not held in conjunction with a triennial general election) if, as at the 50th day before polling day, they are qualified under section 23 of the Act.

    • (4) Ratepayer electors are entitled to be included on the electoral roll (if compiled for use at an election to fill an extraordinary vacancy or vacancies, or at a poll that is not held in conjunction with a triennial general election) if, as at the 50th day before polling day, they are qualified under section 24 of the Act.

Marie Shroff,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on their notification in the Gazette, amend the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 by including in regulation 10 a prescribed date as at which a residential elector or ratepayer elector is entitled to be included in an electoral roll to be used at an election to fill an extraordinary vacancy or vacancies, or at a poll that is not held in conjunction with a triennial general election.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 16 October 2001.


  • 1 SR 2001/145