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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 291

Withdrawal of nomination proposals

291 Withdrawal of nomination proposals

(1) Manner of withdrawal A nomination proposal may be withdrawn by the delivery or sending (by post or otherwise), or the transmission by facsimile or email, to the returning officer of a notice in writing signed personally by the person proposed for nomination.
(2) Timing of withdrawal The notice must be delivered, sent or transmitted so as to reach the returning officer by 12 noon on the nomination day.
(3) Emailed withdrawal notice The notice is not validly transmitted by email unless:
(a) an image of the completed notice signed by the person proposed for nomination is included in or attached to the email, and
(b) that image includes an image of the actual signature as appearing on the notice.
(4) Inquiries as to authenticity of withdrawal notice The returning officer may make such inquiries as he or she thinks fit to confirm the authenticity of a withdrawal notice if he or she considers it appropriate to do so in the circumstances.



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