Electoral Regulations 2015


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Electoral Regulations 2015

I, the Governor in and over the State of Tasmania and its Dependencies in the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Executive Council, make the following regulations under the Electoral Act 2004 .

27 January 2015

C. Warner

Governor

By Her Excellency's Command,

Dr. Vanessa Goodwin

Minister for Justice

1.   Short title

These regulations may be cited as the Electoral Regulations 2015 .

2.   Commencement

These regulations take effect on 16 February 2015.

3.   Interpretation

(1)  In these regulations –
Act means the Electoral Act 2004 .
(2)  In these regulations, a reference to a form, identified with a number, is a reference to the form with that number set out in Schedule 1 .

4.   Contents of writ for election

For the purposes of section 67 of the Act –
(a) a writ for the holding of an Assembly election is to be in accordance with Form 1; and
(b) a writ for the holding of a Council election is to be in accordance with Form 2.

5.   Printing order for subsequent batches of ballot papers

For the purposes of clause 4 of Schedule 3 to the Act, the printing order for subsequent batches of ballot papers is to be as specified in Schedule 2 .
SCHEDULE 1 - Forms
Form 1 - Writ for holding Assembly election

Regulation 4(a)

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Form 2 - Writ for holding Council election

Regulation 4(b)

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SCHEDULE 2 - Printing Order

Regulation 5

1. 

When there are 2 names in the column –

          
 

2nd batch

          
 

B

          
 

A

          

2.

When there are 3 names in the column –

          
 

2nd batch

3rd batch

         
 

B

C

         
 

C

A

         
 

A

B

         

3.

When there are 4 names in the column –

          
 

2nd batch

3rd batch

4th batch

        
 

D

B

C

        
 

C

A

D

        
 

A

D

B

        
 

B

C

A

        

4.

When there are 5 names in the column –

          
 

2nd batch

3rd batch

4th batch

5th batch

       
 

C

E

D

B

       
 

A

C

E

D

       
 

E

D

B

A

       
 

B

A

C

E

       
 

D

B

A

C

       

5.

When there are 6 names in the column –

          
 

2nd batch

3rd batch

4th batch

5th batch

6th batch

      
 

B

E

D

F

C

      
 

E

D

F

C

A

      
 

A

B

E

D

F

      
 

F

C

A

B

E

      
 

D

F

C

A

B

      
 

C

A

B

E

D

      

6.

When there are 7 names in the column –

          
 

2nd batch

3rd batch

4th batch

5th batch

6th batch

7th batch

     
 

B

F

E

G

C

D

     
 

F

E

G

C

D

A

     
 

D

A

B

F

E

G

     
 

A

B

F

E

G

C

     
 

G

C

D

A

B

F

     
 

E

G

C

D

A

B

     
 

C

D

A

B

F

E

     

7. 

When there are 8 names in the column –

          
 

2nd batch

3rd batch

4th batch

5th batch

6th batch

7th batch

8th batch

    
 

B

G

D

H

C

E

F

    
 

G

D

H

C

E

F

A

    
 

A

B

E

F

H

D

G

    
 

E

F

G

B

A

C

H

    
 

F

A

B

D

G

H

C

    
 

H

C

A

G

D

B

E

    
 

D

H

C

E

F

A

B

    
 

C

E

F

A

B

G

D

    

8. 

When there are 9 names in the column –

          
 

2nd batch

3rd batch

4th batch

5th batch

6th batch

7th batch

8th batch

9th batch

   
 

B

H

G

I

C

D

E

F

   
 

H

G

I

C

D

E

F

A

   
 

D

E

F

A

B

H

G

I

   
 

E

F

A

B

H

G

I

C

   
 

F

A

B

H

G

I

C

D

   
 

A

B

H

G

I

C

D

E

   
 

I

C

D

E

F

A

B

H

   
 

G

I

C

D

E

F

A

B

   
 

C

D

E

F

A

B

H

G

   

9. 

When there are 10 names in the column –

          
 

2nd batch

3rd batch

4th batch

5th batch

6th batch

7th batch

8th batch

9th batch

10th batch

  
 

B

H

C

E

I

G

F

D

J

  
 

H

C

E

I

G

F

D

J

A

  
 

E

I

G

F

D

J

A

B

H

  
 

J

A

F

B

C

E

I

G

I

  
 

I

G

A

D

J

H

B

H

C

  
 

D

J

B

A

H

C

E

I

G

  
 

F

D

J

H

B

A

C

E

F

  
 

C

E

I

G

F

D

J

A

B

  
 

G

F

D

J

A

B

H

C

E

  
 

A

B

H

C

E

I

G

F

D

  

10. 

When there are 11 names in the column –

          
 

2nd batch

3rd batch

4th batch

5th batch

6th batch

7th batch

8th batch

9th batch

10th batch

11th batch

 
 

B

I

C

D

J

G

F

E

K

H

 
 

I

C

D

J

G

F

E

K

H

A

 
 

D

J

G

F

E

K

H

A

B

I

 
 

J

B

K

C

A

H

I

F

E

G

 
 

A

G

F

H

K

I

C

B

D

J

 
 

K

H

A

E

B

C

G

D

J

K

 
 

F

E

H

A

I

B

D

J

I

C

 
 

E

K

I

B

D

J

A

C

G

F

 
 

C

D

J

G

F

E

K

H

A

B

 
 

G

F

E

K

H

A

B

I

C

D

 
 

H

A

B

I

C

D

J

G

F

E

 

11. 

When there are 12 names in the column –

          
 

2nd batch

3rd batch

4th batch

5th batch

6th batch

7th batch

8th batch

9th batch

10th batch

11th batch

12th batch

 

B

J

C

E

K

G

H

D

L

F

I

 

J

C

E

K

G

H

D

L

F

I

A

 

E

K

G

H

D

L

F

I

A

B

J

 

A

B

H

F

L

J

I

G

E

K

C

 

D

F

I

A

C

K

J

H

B

L

G

 

H

A

B

D

I

E

C

J

C

G

K

 

I

D

L

J

A

F

B

E

K

J

H

 

K

L

J

I

B

A

G

C

D

E

F

 

L

G

F

C

E

B

K

A

H

D

L

 

C

E

K

G

H

D

L

F

I

A

B

 

G

H

D

L

F

I

A

B

J

C

E

 

F

I

A

B

J

C

E

K

G

H

D

12. 

When there are more than 12 names in the column, positions, other than favoured positions, are to be drawn by lot.

          

Displayed and numbered in accordance with the Rules Publication Act 1953.

Notified in the Gazette on 4 February 2015

These regulations are administered in the Department of Justice.