(1) This clause applies to any nomination papers received by a returning officer at an election administered by a general manager of a council.
(2) The returning officer, after the election has been declared, is to:(a) make a copy of the nomination papers (whether by photographing, photocopying or scanning), and(b) send the copies to the Electoral Commissioner.
(3) The Electoral Commissioner may use the information contained in any copy of a nomination paper sent to the Electoral Commissioner under this clause, and any nomination paper in the possession of a returning officer for an election administered by the Electoral Commissioner, for the purpose of ensuring compliance with the Act and this Regulation.
(4) In this clause,
"nomination paper" includes the candidate information sheet that accompanies the nomination paper.