76 Parties to give notice of qualification

(1)

A party that considers it will be qualified under section 78(1)(b) to receive an allocation of the money referred to in section 74 must provide to the Electoral Commission a notice of qualification.

(2)

A notice must—

(a)

be in writing; and

(b)

be provided to the Electoral Commission no later than the date specified under section 75(1).

(3)

A notice must include—

(a)

the full name of the party; and

(b)

the contact details of the person providing the notice and the capacity in which he or she provides the notice; and

(c)

the contact details of the secretary of the party, if the secretary is not providing the notice; and

(d)

a statement that—

(i)

the party is registered on the Register of Political Parties; or

(ii)

the party has applied for registration on the Register of Political Parties; or

(iii)

the party intends to apply for registration on the Register of Political Parties so as to be registered on that register at the date of dissolution or expiry of Parliament; and

(e)

details of any relationships that may exist between the party and any other party in New Zealand that the Electoral Commission may need to take into account in allocating money to political parties; and

(f)

whether the party intends to submit a list under section 127 of the Electoral Act 1993 for the general election to be held in that year.

Compare: 1989 No 25 ss 70A(3), 70B, 70C

Section 76: replaced, on 21 March 2017, by section 4 of the Broadcasting (Election Programmes and Election Advertising) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 8).