Electoral Act, 1963

Alleged personation.

28.—The following Rule is hereby substituted for Rule 25 of Part I of the Fifth Schedule to the Principal Act:

“25. If a person, representing himself to be a particular elector named on the register of electors, applies for a ballot paper after another person has been given a ballot paper as such elector, the applicant shall, upon duly answering the questions permitted by law to be asked of voters at the time of polling, be entitled to mark a ballot paper in the same manner as any other elector and to put the ballot paper when marked into the ballot box, but the presiding officer shall make out a statement showing the total number of ballot papers issued pursuant to this Rule and the names and numbers on the register of electors of the persons to whom they were issued.”