Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act 1912 No 41
32 Addition of names to rolls
(1) Names may be added to rolls pursuant to claims for enrolment or
transfer of enrolment or claims for provisional
(2) A claim shall:
(a) be in the prescribed form,
(b) subject to subsection (3), be signed by the claimant,
(i) be attested by an elector or a person entitled to have the
person’s name placed on a roll (who must sign the claim as witness in
the witness’s own hand writing), unless subparagraph (ii) applies,
(ii) be supported by the evidence of the claimant’s identity that
is required by the regulations, if regulations for the purposes of this
subparagraph are in force when the claim is made.
(3) If a person wishes to make a claim for enrolment, for transfer of
enrolment or for provisional enrolment and a registered medical practitioner
has certified, in writing, that the person is so physically incapacitated that
the person cannot sign the claim, another person may, on behalf of the person,
fill out and sign the claim in accordance with the directions of the
(4) A claim shall be completed in accordance with the directions
prescribed in the form.
(5) A certificate referred to in subsection (3) shall be lodged with
the claim to which it relates.
(6) The regulations may:
(a) require a claim to be supported by evidence of the
claimant’s identity for the purposes of subsection (2) (c) (ii),
(b) impose additional requirements in relation to identification for
enrolment, including requirements as to:
(i) the attestation of a claim, or
(ii) the inclusion in a claim, or the attachment to a claim, of
particulars or material regarding identification.