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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 320C

Person enrolling for first time, re-enrolling or transferring enrolment

320C Person enrolling for first time, re-enrolling or transferring enrolment

(1) A person, at a polling place in an area at any election, who is not enrolled for the area (whether the person is enrolled for another area or is not enrolled for any area), but who claims to be entitled to enrol on the residential roll for the area, is to be permitted to vote at the election.
(2) The person must:
(a) complete a claim for enrolment in the form approved by the Electoral Commissioner and submit it to an election official at the polling place, and
(b) provide to that election official as proof of identity a driver licence or a Photo Card, and
(c) make a declaration in the form approved by the Electoral Commissioner before that election official.
(3) The person is to be permitted to vote at the election if the election official is satisfied that:
(a) the claim for enrolment has been properly completed, and
(b) the person is who the person claims to be, and
(c) the proof of identity provided shows that the person's residence is the same as the place specified in the claim for enrolment as the person's residence.
Note : If a person cannot produce a driver licence or a Photo Card, the person will not be permitted to vote under this clause.



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