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Northern Territory Electoral Commission annual report 2006-2007

Details:

Title

Northern Territory Electoral Commission annual report 2006-2007

Collection

Northern Territory Electoral Commission reports; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2007

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Northern Territory Electoral Commission -- Periodicals; Elections -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Northern Territory Electoral Commission

Place of publication

Darwin

ISSN

1835-0356

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/231057

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/669607

Page content

KEY RESULT AREAS NTEC ANNUAL REPORT 2006-07 PAGE 13 OF 48 INTERSTATE TRANSFERS TO NT - electors enrolled for an interstate address who changed to an NT address; INTERSTATE TRANSFERS FROM NT - electors enrolled in the NT who relocated to an interstate address; REMOVED BY OBJECTION - electors who failed to provide just cause as to why their name should not be removed from the roll for their enrolled address; DUPLICATIONS - an electors name removed from the roll when it is found that he/she is enrolled more than once, usually because of the use of maiden names, alternative names, etc; FEDERAL ONLY ENROLMENT - electors who qualify for Commonwealth but not Territory enrolment; PROVISIONAL ENROLMENT - includes electors who enrol when they are 17 and obtain full enrolment and voting rights on their 18th birthday; and OTHER REASONS includes electors who are enrolled on the Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands which form part of the Federal roll for the Division of Lingiari but not the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly roll and transfer to or from an address within the Territory. Enrolment transactions are not limited to those cases where a name is either added or deleted from the electoral roll in the Northern Territory. Enrolment cards are also received from electors who: Notify a change of address within their current NT Division or to another NT Division; and Submit an enrolment card or an amendment card that leaves an electors current enrolled address unchanged whilst updating personal information. A table summarising these particular transactions effected over the course of the past three years follows: ENROLMENT TRANSACTIONS 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 TRANSFERS BETWEEN DIVISIONS 8 028 4 550 5 907 CHANGES WITHIN DIVISIONS 5 362 2 751 3 148 NO CHANGE/AMENDMENTS 4 621 909 1 175 TOTAL TRANSACTIONS 18 011 8 210 10 230 The relatively slow growth in the roll over the last two years is due to: An absence of major electoral events in the NT to stimulate Territory wide enrolments; The actioning of objections following the Legislative Assembly election; and


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