(1) A candidate may appoint one or more scrutineers in order to observe voting by electors under section 114Q.(2) Subject to subsection (3), a scrutineer so appointed is entitled to be present at any part of a place in which voting under section 114Q takes place, during the ordinary business hours of that place on that day.(3) If a scrutineer so appointed leaves that part of that place during the period he or she is entitled to be present, another scrutineer so appointed may act in his or her place, but only one scrutineer is entitled to be present at that part of that place in respect of a candidate at any one time.(4) A scrutineer appointed under subsection (1) shall not:(a) fail or refuse to comply with any lawful direction given to him or her by the returning officer,(b) interfere with or attempt to influence an elector who is making an application under section 114P (1) or who is voting under section 114Q,(c) communicate with any such elector, except so far as it is necessary to do so in the discharge of his or her functions, or(d) misconduct himself or herself at a place when voting under section 114Q takes place at that place pursuant to subsection (2) or (3).
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.(5), (6) (Repealed)