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Regulations 2011 No.50 of 2011 Local Government (Electoral) Amendment Regulations

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Regulations 2011 No.50 of 2011 Local Government (Electoral) Amendment Regulations

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Tabled paper 1615

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Tabled papers for 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2011-11-23

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Deemed paper

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Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

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English

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Tabled papers

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/281447

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/414818

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(2) If 2 or more candidates are elected as a result of the same count or transfer, the order in which they will be taken to have been elected must be: (a) in accordance with the relative numbers of their votes; and (b) on the basis that the candidate with the largest number of votes is to be the earliest elected. (3) However, if 2 or more of those candidates each has the same number of votes, the order in which they are taken to have been elected must be: (a) in accordance with the relative numbers of their votes at the last count or transfer before their election at which each of them had a different number of votes; and (b) on the basis that the candidate with the largest number of votes at that count or transfer is to be the earliest elected. (4) Furthermore, if there has been no such count or transfer, the authorised officer must, in the presence of any scrutineers who may be present, draw lots to determine the order in which the candidates are taken to have been elected. 15 Order of transfer (1) Subject to subclauses (2) to (4), if after any count or transfer under this Schedule, 2 or more candidates each has a surplus, the order of any transfers of those surpluses must be: (a) in accordance with the relative sizes of the surpluses; and (b) on the basis that the surplus of the candidate having the largest surplus is to be transferred first. (2) Subject to subclause (4), if after any count or transfer under this Schedule, 2 or more candidates have equal surpluses, the order of any transfers of those surpluses must be: (a) in accordance with the relative numbers of votes of those candidates at the last count or transfer at which each of those candidates had a different number of votes; and (b) on the basis that the surplus of the candidate with the largest number of votes at that count or transfer is to be transferred first. Local Government (Electoral) Amendment Regulations 2011 14


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