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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 313

Postal voting: qualifications

313 Postal voting: qualifications

A person is qualified for a postal vote under this Subdivision if the person:

(a) will not throughout the hours of polling on election day be within the ward or area for which the election is being held, or
(b) will not throughout the hours of polling on election day be within 8 kilometres by the nearest practicable route of any polling place at which he or she is entitled to vote, or
(c) will throughout the hours of polling on election day be travelling under conditions that prevent him or her from attending at any such polling place to vote, or
(d) is seriously ill or disabled and so will be prevented from attending at any such polling place to vote, or
(e) is prevented by approaching maternity from attending at any such polling place to vote, or
(f) is, by reason of that person's membership of a religious order or religious beliefs, prevented from attending at any such polling place or prevented from voting throughout the hours of polling on election day or throughout the greater part of those hours, or
(g) is, by reason of that person being kept in a correctional centre (within the meaning of the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999 ), prevented from attending at any such polling place to vote, or
(h) will be, at a place other than a hospital, caring for another person who requires his or her care for medical reasons and so will be prevented from attending at any such polling place to vote, or
(i) will, by reason of being engaged for fee, gain or reward in any work throughout the hours of polling on election day, be prevented from attending at any such polling place to vote, or
(j) is a silent elector, or
(k) is a person with a disability (within the meaning of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 ), or
(l) believes that attending a polling place on election day will place the personal safety of the person or of members of the person's family at risk, or
(m) is an elector enrolled on the roll of electors for an election for the City of Sydney (but only in relation to any such election).



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