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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 25 June 2019 to date (accessed 19 September 2019 at 00:09)
313 Check on double-voting and failure to vote
(1) After the close of the poll at a contested election, the copies of the roll of electors used at the election are to be checked by the Electoral Commissioner in accordance with this section to determine:(a) which electors’ names (if any) have been marked more than once, and(b) which electors (if any) appear to have failed to vote.(2) In the case of an election administered by an electoral services provider engaged by a council, the general manager must (within the period specified by the Electoral Commissioner) forward the copies of the roll of electors used at that election to the Electoral Commissioner for checking.(3) The Electoral Commissioner is, for each contested election, to prepare a list of the names of the persons on the residential roll who, although entitled to vote at the election, appear to have failed to vote and do not appear to have a sufficient reason for the failure.