Supplementary Order Paper No 67

Clause 5

In clause 5, in new section 55D, after paragraph (d) (page 3, after line 37), insert:

(e)

state that, after completion of all other requirements imposed by the rules of the political party for which the member of Parliament was elected to relating to selection of candidates, the next available list candidate for that party has been informed of the leader’s intention to give notice under section 55A(3)(b) and has indicated they wish to accept the seat when it becomes available.