80G Procedure in relation to early elections

(1)

This section applies if, at the time Parliament is dissolved or expires,—

(a)

the Electoral Commission has not specified a date under section 75 in respect of the election period that will apply in relation to the next general election; or

(b)

the Electoral Commission has specified such a date, but that date has not yet passed.

(2)

If this section applies, this Part applies subject to the modifications specified in section 80H.

Compare: 1989 No 25 s 76C

Section 80G: inserted, on 21 March 2017, by section 4 of the Broadcasting (Election Programmes and Election Advertising) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 8).