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ELECTORAL ACT 1907 - SECT 16G

16G .         Districts, how State to be divided into

        (1)         For the purposes of this sectionthe Commissioners shall divide the number of electors by the number of districts, and the result of that division is referred to as the average district enrolment .

        (2)         The Commissioners shall divide the State into districts in accordance with the principle that, for each district, the number of electors that the district would have had at the relevant day must not be more than 10% greater, or more than 10% less, than the average district enrolment at the relevant day.

        (3)         If a district has an area of 100 000 square kilometres or more, subsection (2) does not apply but the sum of —

            (a)         the number of electors that the district would have had at the relevant day; and

            (b)         the large district allowance,

                must not be more than 10% greater, or more than 20% less, than the average district enrolment at the relevant day.

        (4)         In subsection (3) —

        large district allowance means 1.5% of the number of square kilometres in the area of the district.

        [Section 16G inserted by No. 1 of 2005 s. 4.]



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