267B Requirements before Minister can recommend that regulations be made

(1)

The Minister may not recommend the making of any regulations under section 267A(1)(a) unless—

(a)

the Minister has consulted with the Minister who is for the time being responsible for the administration of the Land Transport Act 1998; and

(b)

the Minister is satisfied that the regulations do not restrict the rights of candidates and political parties any more than is reasonably necessary to ensure that an advertisement of a specified kind does not endanger the safety of road users; and

(c)

the recommendation is agreed by at least half of the parliamentary leaders of all political parties represented in Parliament; and

(d)

the members of Parliament of the political parties whose parliamentary leaders agree with the Minister’s recommendation comprise at least 75% of all members of Parliament.

(2)

The Minister may not recommend the making of any regulations under section 267A(1)(b) unless—

(a)

the Minister has consulted with the Minister of Local Government; and

(b)

the recommendation is agreed by at least half of the parliamentary leaders of all political parties represented in Parliament; and

(c)

the members of Parliament of the political parties whose parliamentary leaders agree with the Minister’s recommendation comprise at least 75% of all members of Parliament.

Compare: 1993 No 87 s 267B (pre-20 December 2007)

Section 267B: substituted, on 1 March 2009, by section 13 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 1).