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Northern Territory Electoral Commission annual report 2006-2007



Northern Territory Electoral Commission annual report 2006-2007


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ABOUT THE COMMISSION NTEC ANNUAL REPORT 2006-07 PAGE 2 of 48 1.2 VISION, MISSION AND VALUES The vision of the NTEC is to be recognised widely for its expertise and performance excellence in electoral administration. To achieve this vision, its mission is to provide high quality and accessible electoral services that are fair and impartial, effective, efficient and in accordance with the law. The following corporate values are considered vital to our success: Integrity; Impartiality; Transparency and accountability; Commitment to high standards of service delivery; Commitment to continuous improvement; and Respect for the law. 1.3 CHALLENGES FOR THE COMMISSION The Commissions ongoing challenges are: Providing an appropriate level of service to a small, culturally diverse, dispersed and mobile population; Working impartially in a politically sensitive environment; Implementing a broad charter and complementary governance structure for the Commission; To remain innovative and adopt best practice with a small permanent staff structure that also contends with the demands and uncertain timing of periodic heavy operational requirements; and Working productively with the AEC, interstate electoral authorities and other organisations. 1.4 LEGISLATIVE BASE The following Acts and Regulations are administered by the NTEC: Electoral Act 2004; Electoral Regulations 2004; Referendums Act 2001; and Referendums Regulations 2003.