Approvals


Approvals by the Tasmanian Electoral Commission in accordance with the Electoral Act 2004. The Commission meets periodically, but can make out of session resolutions as required.

  Latest approvals

S.126 in relation to the Postal Vote Application Form for Parliamentary elections.
Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Ss.40(6) in relation to provision of electoral rolls. Ss.153(2) and 154(2) in relation to failure to vote notices.
Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Ss.40(2) and 40(3) in relation to requests for electoral rolls. Ss.77(2), 77(3)and 77(4) in relation to lodgement of candidate nomination forms for House of Assembly elections. S.126(1)(a) in relation to the Postal Vote Application Form for Parliamentary elections.
Wednesday, 21 October 2020

S.128(1)(a) in relation to the method for delivery of postal vote material at the 2020 Legislative Council elections.
Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Ss.77(2) and 77(5) in relation to candidate nomination forms for Legislative Council elections.
Ss.77(2)(f), 77(3)(g), 77(4)(f) and 77(5)(g) in relation to lodgement of candidate nomination forms for Parliamentary elections.
Tuesday, 17 March 2020

S.40(6) in relation to organisations currently approved (or otherwise entitled) to receive roll information.
Wednesday, 18 December 2019

S.96(1) in relation to the form of ballot papers for Legislative Council elections.
Wednesday, 13 March 2019

S.161 in relation to election expenditure returns for Legislative Council elections.
Saturday, 5 May 2018

Ss.72(c), 73(3), 88(2), 89(3), 89(5), 124(2)(c), 214(2)(b) and 226(3)(b) in relation to approved newspapers for notices or declarations for each House of Assembly and Legislative Council division.
Tuesday, 27 March 2018


Contents

Part 2 - Administration
Part 3 - Enrolment
Part 4 - Registration of political parties
Part 5 - Conduct of elections

Div 2 - Nominations for election
Div 4 - Ballot papers
Div 5 - Scrutineers
Div 7 - Voting at ordinary, pre-poll and mobile polling places
Div 8 - General provisions at polling places and other places where ballot papers are sorted, checked or counted
Div 9 - Postal Voting
Div 10 - Polling in Antarctica, remote areas and outside Tasmania
Div 11 - Preliminary scrutiny of declaration votes and postal vote
Div 12 - Counting votes
Div 14 - Compulsory voting

Part 6 - Electoral expenditure in respect of council elections
Part 8 - Disputed elections, eligibility and vacancies
Part 9 - Casual vacancies in assembly

Schedule 4 - Method of counting votes recorded at assembly election
Schedule 5 - Method of counting votes recorded at council election


Approvals

Part 2 - Administration

Part 3 - Enrolment

s.36(4) - Silent enrolment  9 February 2005

s.36(5) - Declaration to vote envelope  5 December 2012

s.38(1) - Inspection of public roll  9 February 2005

s.38(2) - Verification of enrolment  No date

s.40(2) - Form of roll request - party  21 October 2020

s.40(3) - Form of roll request - member  21 October 2020

s.40(5) - Form of roll request - candidate  1 April 2005

s.40(6) - List of persons, bodies or organisations to receive rolls  18 December 2019
  Update  16 December 2020

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Part 4 - Registration of political parties

Part 5 - Conduct of elections

Part 5 Div 2 - Nominations for election

s.72(c) - Newspapers - for notice of writ  25 February 2009
  LC update  27 March 2018

s.73(3) - Newspapers - for notice of change of election dates  25 February 2009
  LC update  27 March 2018

s.77(2) - Nomination form - non-party candidate
  Nomination form - HA non-party candidate  21 October 2020
  Nomination form - LC non-party candidate 17 March 2020

s.77(2)(f) - Lodgement of nomination form 17 March 2020

s.77(3) - Nomination form - HA party candidate
  Nomination form - HA party candidate  21 October 2020

s.77(3)(g) - Lodgement of nomination form 17 March 2020

s.77(4) - Nomination form - HA group candidate
  Nomination form - HA group candidate  21 October 2020

s.77(4)(f) - Lodgement of nomination form 17 March 2020

s.77(5) - Nomination form - LC party candidate 17 March 2020

s.77(5)(g) - Lodgement of nomination form 17 March 2020

s.86(1) - Account to hold nomination deposits  26 March 2009

s.88(2) - Newspapers - for declaration of elected candidates  25 February 2009
  LC update  27 March 2018

s.89(3) - Newspapers - for notice of poll  25 February 2009
  LC update  27 March 2018

s.89(5) - Newspapers - for notice of polling places  25 February 2009
  LC update  27 March 2018

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Part 5 Div 4 - Ballot papers

s.96(1) - Form of a ballot paper
  House of Assembly  4 December 2013
  Legislative Council 13 March 2019

s.96(3) - Authentication mark on ballot papers  1 April 2005

s.97(10) - Manner of collating HA ballot papers  30 August 2005

s.98(3) - Manner of collating LC ballot papers 1 April 2005

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Part 5 Div 5 - Scrutineers

s.104(2) - Appointment of scrutineer form 12 April 2005

s.104(3)(b) - Form of declaration by scrutineer 12 April 2005

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Part 5 Div 7 - Voting at ordinary, pre-poll and mobile polling places

Part 5 Div 8 - General provisions at polling places and other places where ballot papers are sorted, checked or counted

Part 5 Div 9 - Postal voting

s.126 - Application for a Postal Vote  10 March 2021

s.128(1)(a) - Issue of postal votes
  2020 LC elections update 9 June 2020

s.128(1)(b) - Manner of recording postal votes issued  26 March 2009

s.128(3) - Postal vote declaration envelopes and other envelopes for issuing and returning postal votes
  Postal vote declaration envelope  November 2017
  Reply paid envelope November 2017

s.130(3) - Procedure for assisting certain postal voters  18 February 2010

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Part 5 Div 10 - Polling in Antarctica, remote areas and outside Tasmania

s.131(1)(b) and (1)(c) and 131(2) - Alternate procedures for remote voting  14 March 2017

s.132(a) - Procedures for voting outside Tasmania  12 April 2005

s.132(b) and (c) - Alternate procedures for overseas voting  18 February 2010

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Part 5 Div 11 - Preliminary scrutiny of declaration votes and postal votes

Part 5 Div 12 - Counting votes

Part 5 Div 14 - Compulsory voting

s.154(2) - Second non-voter notice  16 December 2020

s.156(2) - Non-Voter Determination Notice  24 May 2010

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Part 6 - Electoral expenditure in respect of council elections

Part 8 - Disputed elections, eligibility and vacancies

Part 9 - Casual vacancies in assembly

s.226(3)(a) - Notice of HA vacancy  12 April 2005

s.226(3)(b) - Newspapers - for notice of adjourned polling  25 February 2009
  LC update  27 March 2018

s.228(2) - Nomination form - HA recount  12 April 2005

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Schedule 4 - Method of counting votes recorded at assembly election

Schedule 5 - Method of counting votes recorded at council election