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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 25 June 2019 to date (accessed 17 September 2019 at 18:13)
303   Making of claims for inclusion in the roll
(1)  A person may lodge with the Electoral Commissioner (in the case of the residential roll) or the general manager (in the case of another roll):
(a)  a claim for the inclusion of his or her name in the roll or for the amendment of any particulars entered in the roll against the name, or
(b)  an objection to the inclusion in the roll of his or her name or the name of another person, or
(c)  an objection to the inclusion in the roll of specified particulars entered against his or her name or the name of another person.
(2)  Within 7 days after the lodging of a claim for inclusion in, or of an objection to an entry in, a roll, the Electoral Commissioner or general manager:
(a)  is to decide whether the claim or objection is to be allowed or disallowed, and
(b)  as soon as practicable, is to make such entries in, or alterations to, the roll as give effect to the decision, and
(c)  is to serve notice of the decision on the claimant or objector and, in the case of an objection, on any other person to whom the objection relates.
(3)  A person dissatisfied with the decision of the Electoral Commissioner or general manager may apply to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal for an administrative review under the Administrative Decisions Review Act 1997 of the decision.
(4)  The Electoral Commissioner or general manager is to make as soon as practicable such entries in the appropriate roll as are necessary to give effect to the decision on an application to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
(5)  Despite this section, the non-residential roll and the roll of occupiers and ratepaying lessees are not to be altered between the closing date for an election and the end of polling day.