Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Electoral Act 1993 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

Electoral (Expenditure Limit) Order 2017 (LI 2017/93)

Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9)

Broadcasting (Election Programmes and Election Advertising) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 8): Part 2

Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 (2017 No 5): section 347

District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49): section 261

Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48): section 183(b)

Financial Reporting Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 64): section 17

Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8)

Electoral Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 115)

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

Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013 (2013 No 93): section 66

Financial Markets (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2013 (2013 No 70): section 150

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

Student Loan Scheme Act 2011 (2011 No 62): section 223

Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 57)

Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137)

Electoral (Disqualification of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 128)

Electoral Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 63)

Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26)

Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51): section 406(1)

Electoral Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 1)

Policing Act 2008 (2008 No 72): section 130(1)

Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48): section 47

Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 47): section 50(1)

Electoral Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 113)

Electoral Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 50)

Relationships (Statutory References) Act 2005 (2005 No 3): section 7

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

State Sector Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 114): section 19(1)

Civil Union Act 2004 (2004 No 102): section 46

Electoral Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 99)

Corrections Act 2004 (2004 No 50): section 206

Holidays Act 2003 (2003 No 129): section 91(2)

Criminal Procedure (Mentally Impaired Persons) Act 2003 (2003 No 115): section 51

Supreme Court Act 2003 (2003 No 53): section 48(1)

Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48): section 175(1)

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Act 2003 (2003 No 27): section 84

Local Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 85): section 52

Remuneration Authority (Members of Parliament) Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 54): sections 3(3), 4(1)

Sentencing Act 2002 (2002 No 9): section 186

Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1)

Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 105)

Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001 (2001 No 93): section 58(1)

Local Electoral Act 2001 (2001 No 35): section 151

New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 (2000 No 91): section 111(1)

Harassment Act 1997 (1997 No 92): section 45

Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 35): section 7

State Sector Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 8): section 5

Electoral Amendment Act (No 3) 1996 (1996 No 154)

Survey Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 55): section 5

Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 54)

Domestic Violence Act 1995 (1995 No 86): section 132

Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1995 (1995 No 61)

Electoral Amendment Act 1995 (1995 No 60)

Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act 1995 (1995 No 16): section 96

Electoral Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 98): section 31

Public Finance Act 1989 (1989 No 44): section 65R(3)