Responsibilities and powers of Returning Officer
The Returning Officer:
- is responsible for the conduct of each election;
- may decide all matters not provided for in the Constitution or these Electoral Regulations;
- and is subject only to the Electoral Tribunal.
The Returning Officer must decide questions of fact on the balance of probabilities.
Any decision of the Returning Officer may be appealed to the Electoral Tribunal in accordance with rule 13.5(e) of the Constitution.
UMGSA must provide the facilities, resources and assistance necessary to enable the Returning Officer to carry out the responsibilities set out in these Electoral Regulations
GSA Election Returning Officer