New South Wales Consolidated Regulations

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Issue of postal ballot-paper

317 Issue of postal ballot-paper

(1) On receiving the elector's duly made application for a postal vote or the list on which the elector's name appears, the returning officer or Electoral Commissioner, as the case requires, is to:
(a) make a record that a ballot-paper is being issued to the elector, and
(b) deliver or send to the elector a ballot-paper that is initialled on the front by an election official (by hand or by electronic or mechanical means), and
(c) deliver or send to the elector an envelope bearing both the address of the returning officer and a form of declaration in Form 8 on which the returning officer has filled in the full name of the elector, the address of the land to which the elector's voting entitlement relates, the date of the election and the names of the area and the ward (if any) and the number (if any) given to the elector's application or registration as referred to in this Subdivision.
(2) Ballot-papers and envelopes delivered or sent under this clause to a non-resident postal voter are to be delivered or sent to the residential address of that elector.

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