Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit?

Cook Islands

Cook Islands

Yes, filing fee

CookIslands Electoral Act 2004, Part 8 Disputed Elections, 92.


(2) Every petition shall be accompanied by a filing fee of $1,000.



79. Recount on application by candidate - (1) Any candidatefor any constituency may, within three working days after the publicdeclaration made under section 78, apply to the Court for a recount of thevotes.

(2) Every application under subsection (1) shall be accompanied by a deposit of$500.

No to deposit.
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