Local Government (General) Regulation 2005
291 Withdrawal of nomination proposals
(1) Manner of withdrawal
A nomination proposal may be withdrawn by the delivery or sending
(by post or otherwise), or the transmission by facsimile or email, to the
returning officer of a notice in writing signed personally by the person
proposed for nomination.
(2) Timing of withdrawal
The notice must be delivered, sent or transmitted so as to reach
the returning officer by 12 noon on the nomination
(3) Emailed withdrawal notice
The notice is not validly transmitted by email unless:
(a) an image of the completed notice signed by the person proposed for
nomination is included in or attached to the email, and
(b) that image includes an image of the actual signature as appearing
on the notice.
(4) Inquiries as to authenticity of withdrawal
The returning officer may make such inquiries as he or she thinks
fit to confirm the authenticity of a withdrawal notice if he or she considers
it appropriate to do so in the circumstances.