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  • Registration of Ban1080 and Logo

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    On 8 August 2014 the Electoral Commission determined applications made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register the following political party and logo:

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  • Electoral Commission Emergency Plans

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    The Electoral Commission has prepared the following paper, Plans for Managing Adjournment of Polling in an Emergency, which outlines the measures that the Electoral Commission would take should a s

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