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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 337

Scrutineers

337 Scrutineers

(1) Each candidate may, by instrument in writing signed by the candidate, appoint scrutineers to be present at each place at which polling is carried out, ballot-papers are scrutinised or votes are counted.
(2) In the case of candidates belonging to a group, such an appointment may be made by any or all of them.
(3) A scrutineer, on presentation to an election official of his or her instrument of appointment as scrutineer, is entitled to be present in accordance with his or her appointment under this clause.
(4) A scrutineer must, on demand by an election official, produce his or her instrument of appointment as scrutineer for inspection.
(5) A candidate in an election cannot be a scrutineer in relation to the same election or in relation to simultaneous elections in the same area.
(6) Nothing in this clause entitles a candidate or group to be represented by more than one scrutineer at any one place at which polling is carried out, ballot-papers are scrutinised or votes are counted.
(7) The separate tables or stations within any building, room or other location at which polling is carried out, ballot-papers are scrutinised or votes are counted are taken to be separate places for the purposes of subclause (6).



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