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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 368

Persons present in polling place

368 Persons present in polling place

(1) A person must not remain in a polling place during polling or during the counting or the scrutiny of the ballot-papers.
(2) A person who unlawfully remains in a polling place after being requested by an election official to leave the polling place is guilty of an offence.
(3) This clause does not prevent:
(a) the election manager, election officials, scrutineers, and police officers on duty, from being present during those times, or
(b) persons engaged in voting (and not exceeding the number determined by the returning officer) from being present during polling for as long as is necessary in order for them to vote.
Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.



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