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ELECTORAL ACT 1985 - SECT 64

64—Photographs of candidates

        (1)         If the Electoral Commissioner so decides, photographs of all candidates in an election may be printed on the ballot paper for that election.

        (2)         Notice of a decision under subsection (1)


must be given to the candidates in the election on or before the day fixed for the nomination.

        (3)         A candidate whose photograph is to be printed on a ballot paper in pursuance of subsection (1)


must, within 3 days after the day fixed for the nomination, submit to the returning officer a photograph—

            (a)         that was taken of the candidate within 12 months before submission of the photograph; and

            (b)         that complies with the requirements of the regulations.

        (4)         If a candidate fails to submit a photograph that conforms with the requirements of subsection (3)


within the time allowed by that subsection or such further time as may be allowed by the Electoral Commissioner, the nomination of that candidate becomes void.

        (5)         A photograph of a candidate printed on a ballot paper must appear opposite the name of the candidate.



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