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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 354

Who pays for the recount?

354 Who pays for the recount?

(1) If a recount of ballot-papers is conducted under clause 353 (3) (b) or (c), the council is to pay for the recount.
(2) If a recount of ballot-papers is conducted under clause 353 (3) (a) and the recount results in an alteration in the candidates who are elected, the deposit referred to in that paragraph is to be refunded to the candidate.
(3) If a recount of ballot-papers is conducted under clause 353 (3) (a) and the recount does not result in an alteration in the candidates who are elected, the expense of the recount is to be paid out of the deposit and any remainder is to be refunded to the candidate, and any shortfall paid by the council.



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