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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 281

Enrolment claims and objections

281 Enrolment claims and objections

(1) A claim under section 303 (1) (a) of the Act for inclusion of a person's name is to be in a form containing the following particulars:
(a) whether the claim is being lodged with the Electoral Commission or the general manager,
(b) the person's full name and full address,
(c) the person's date of birth,
(d) whether the person is entitled to be enrolled as an elector under the Act and whether the person claims enrolment as a resident of a ward or area, or is an owner, occupier, or ratepaying lessee, of rateable land in a ward or area,
(e) the full address of any such rateable land,
(f) whether the person is already enrolled in another ward (if any) of the same area,
(g) particulars of any relevant nomination of the person under section 270, 271 or 272 of the Act (or section 16 or 16A of the City of Sydney Act 1988 ).
(2) A claim under section 303 (1) (a) of the Act for the amendment of any particulars entered in the roll against a person's name is to be in a form containing the following particulars:
(a) whether the claim is being lodged with the Electoral Commission or the general manager,
(b) the person's full name and full address,
(c) particulars of the amendment sought.
(3) A claim under section 303 (1) (a) of the Act is to be signed by the person who lodges it and to contain a statement signed by a witness to the effect that the witness saw the person sign the claim and believes, to the best of the witness's knowledge, that the statements in the claim are true.
(4) An objection under section 303 (1) (b) or (c) of the Act to the inclusion of a name or the inclusion of any particulars against a name is to be in a form containing the following particulars:
(a) whether the objection is being lodged with the Electoral Commission or the general manager,
(b) the name or particulars to the inclusion of which the objection is made,
(c) the full name and full address of the person lodging the objection,
(d) the reasons for the objection.
(5) An objection under section 303 (1) (b) or (c) of the Act is to be signed by the person who lodges it and that signature is to be witnessed by a justice of the peace.



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