Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Broadcasting Act 1989 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Broadcasting (Election Programmes and Election Advertising) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 8)

Te Ture mō Te Reo Māori 2016/Māori Language Act 2016 (2016 No 17): section 50

Financial Reporting (Amendments to Other Enactments) Act 2013 (2013 No 102): section 126

Holidays (Full Recognition of Waitangi Day and ANZAC Day) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 19): section 8

Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 (2012 No 120): section 417(1)

Legislation Act 2012 (2012 No 119): section 77(3)

Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81): section 413

Financial Reporting Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 22): section 12

Broadcasting Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 3)

Broadcasting Amendment Act (No 2) 2007 (2007 No 112)

Broadcasting Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 42)

Crown Entities Act 2004 (2004 No 115): section 200

Broadcasting Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 100)

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Act 2004 (2004 No 20): section 36

Māori Television Service (Te Aratuku Whakaata Irirangi Māori) Act 2003 (2003 No 21): section 59

Broadcasting Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 14)

Television New Zealand Act 2003 (2003 No 1): section 30

Broadcasting Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 57)

Broadcasting Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 3)

Interpretation Act 1999 (1999 No 85): section 38(1)

Broadcasting Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 63)

Broadcasting Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 28)

Broadcasting Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 53)

Radio New Zealand Act 1995 (1995 No 52): section 20

Copyright Act 1994 (1994 No 143): section 236(2)

Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993 (1993 No 94): section 150(1)

Broadcasting Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 69)

Public Finance Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 142): section 42

Defamation Act 1992 (1992 No 105): section 56(1)

Judicature Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 60): section 3(4)

Broadcasting Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 21)

Broadcasting Amendment Act (No 2) 1990 (1990 No 103)

Commerce Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 41): section 46