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CONSTITUTION ACT 1934 - SECT 82

82—Electoral redistributions

        (1)         The Commission shall, whenever required to do so under subsection (2)


of this section, make an electoral redistribution.

        (2)         The Commission is required to commence proceedings for the purpose of making an electoral redistribution

            (a)         within three months after the commencement of the Constitution (Electoral Redistribution) Amendment Act 1991


;

            (b)         as soon as practicable after the enactment of an Act that alters presently or prospectively the number of members of the House of Assembly;

            (c)         within 24 months after each polling day.

        (3)         After commencing proceedings for the purpose of making an electoral redistribution, the Commission shall proceed with all due diligence to complete those proceedings.

        (4)         An electoral redistribution under this section shall be effected by order of the Commission.

        (5)         Except where discontinuous or separate boundaries are necessary for the purpose of including an island within an electoral district, the boundaries of an electoral district shall, in any electoral redistribution made by the Commission, form an unbroken line.



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