Industrial Arbitration (Union Elections) Regulations 1980

11/Nov/1998 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    21. Preservation of ballot papers

    The returning officer in consultation with the Committee of Management (by whatever name called) of the union shall make provision for the preservation in the custody of the union of

    (a) all nomination papers;

    (b) all ballot papers admitted as formal;

    (c) all ballot papers rejected as informal;

    (d) all counterfoils relating to the ballot papers, whether formal or informal;

    (e) all envelopes received after the close of the ballot;

    (f) the marked electoral roll against which the counterfoils were checked; and

    (g) unused ballot papers, counterfoils and other documents prepared in connection with the election,

    which shall be respectively placed in separate containers each endorsed with the name of the union and the office to which the election relates and shall be sealed, signed and dated by the returning officer and retained for a period of not less than one year after the date of the election.

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