Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 5 June 2020 at 23:52)
301   Roll of electors
(1)  The roll of electors for an area is a composite roll, consisting of the residential roll kept by the Electoral Commissioner under section 298 for the area, the non-residential roll prepared and confirmed under section 299 for the area, and the roll of occupiers and ratepaying lessees prepared and confirmed under section 300 for the area.
(2)  For each election, an authorised copy of the roll of electors is to be compiled in accordance with this Division.
(3)  If an area is divided into wards, the authorised copy of the roll of electors is to be prepared separately for each ward or, if the authorised copy of the roll is for a by-election to fill a casual vacancy, only for the ward in which the by-election is to be held.
(4)  An authorised copy of the roll referred to in subsections (2) and (3) is a printed or electronic copy of the roll of the electors for the area or ward concerned as at the closing date for the election.