Electoral Amendment Act 2014

Public Act
 
2014 No 8
Date of assent
 
24 March 2014
Commencement
 
see section 2
1 Title
2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

Part 1 Amendments to principal Act

3 Principal Act

This Part amends the Electoral Act 1993 (the principal Act).

46 Transitional provision for party logos registered before commencement date

(1)

If the logo of a political party was registered before the commencement date and on that date the political party is a registered political party, the logo of that party is deemed to be registered under section 71F.

(2)

If the logo of a political party was registered before the commencement date and on that date the political party is not a registered political party, the Electoral Commission must cancel the registration of the party logo.

(3)

If the Electoral Commission cancels the registration of a party logo under subsection (2), the Electoral Commission must, where practicable, give written notice of the cancellation to the secretary of the political party.

(4)

In this section, commencement date means the date on which this section comes into force.

47 Transitional provision for loans entered into on behalf of parties before commencement date

(1)

Nothing in Part 6B applies in respect of any loan entered into on behalf of a party before the commencement date.

(2)

To avoid doubt, nothing in section 214C or 214F relating to aggregations of loans applies to any loan entered into on behalf of a party before the commencement date.

(3)

In this section, commencement date means the date of commencement of this section.