Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Division 7 Calling of the election
72 Final roll must be prepared before election called
(1) The final roll in relation to an election must be prepared in accordance with Division 6 before the calling of an election.(2) This clause does not apply to an election held as a consequence of an earlier election that has failed if a final roll for the earlier election has already been prepared by the returning officer.
73 Notice of election
(1) The returning officer must fix a time and place for an election and cause notice of that fact—(a) to be posted to every person eligible to vote at the election, or(b) to be published in a newspaper circulating generally throughout the relevant board or trust’s district.(2) The notice—(a) must state that an election is to be held for the purpose specified, and(b) must call for nominations of candidates, and(c) must specify the date (the nomination day) and time for the close of nominations, and(d) must advise where nomination forms can be obtained, and(e) must advise where nominations may be lodged, and(f) must, in the case of a notice sent to eligible voters, contain a nomination form, and(g) must advise when and where the final roll for the election will be available on public exhibition.(3) The time specified in the notice for the close of nominations must be at least 14 days after notice is given.
74 Postponement of nomination day
(1) Despite clause 73(3), the returning officer may postpone the nomination day for a period not exceeding 14 days by a notice in a form similar to, and published in the same manner as, a notice referred to in clause 73(1).(2) The power conferred on the returning officer by this clause may be exercised more than once in respect of an election.