—(1) The Town Council may conduct a poll under section 24C of the Act using an electronic polling system if the Town Council is satisfied that the electronic polling system —
permits each voter to vote for or against any proposal regarding lift upgrading works;
accurately counts all votes cast and the voting value of those votes for and against any proposal regarding lift upgrading works;
is safe from fraudulent or unauthorised manipulation or operation;
ensures that all polling data stored in the electronic polling machines to be used in the poll can be restored in the event of any malfunction of the electronic polling machines or any electrical power surges or outages; and
is capable of providing records from which the operation of the electronic polling system may be audited and for verification of the accuracy of the polling data stored in the electronic polling machines.
(2) Before the commencement of a poll, the chief polling officer shall, in the presence of one or more scrutineers, carry out or cause to be carried out such inspection or tests as may be necessary to verify that every electronic polling machine and electronic polling equipment to be used at the poll is in proper order.
(3) If the chief polling officer is satisfied that any such electronic polling machine and electronic polling equipment are in proper order for use at the poll, he shall seal with his seal and secure the electronic polling machine and electronic polling equipment against use and store them in safe custody until the commencement of the poll.