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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 393

Election information

393 Election information

(1) After an election, the election manager must ensure that:
(a) each registered political party that so requests, and
(b) each councillor and mayor who is not a member of a registered political party and who makes a request in respect of the councillor's and mayor's ward or area, as appropriate,
is provided with election information containing the names and the addresses of electors who voted (other than silent electors), whether they voted personally or by post and, if they voted at a polling place for the ward or area for which the electors were enrolled, the location of that polling place.
(2) The provisions of section 138 (3) and (4) of the Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act 1912 are adopted in connection with election information provided under subclause (1) as set out in subclauses (3) and (4), including the penalty set out at the end of subclause (4).
Note : Section 748 (3) and (4) of the Act provide for the creation of offences in connection with elections and polls by adopting, with such modifications as are necessary, any of the provisions of the Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act 1912 , and for the penalty for such an offence not to exceed the penalty for the corresponding offence in that Act.
(3) Election information provided under subclause (1) must only be used in connection with an election.
(4) A person must not use, or cause or permit the use of, election information provided under this clause for any purpose other than in connection with an election.
Maximum penalty: 1,000 penalty units.



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