Citizens Initiated Referenda Act 1993

Part 2 Indicative referendum

Heading: substituted, on 15 November 2000, by section 87 of the Referenda (Postal Voting) Act 2000 (2000 No 48).

24 Application of Electoral Act 1993 to indicative referendum not conducted by postal voting

(1)

This section applies when the Governor-General makes an Order in Council under section 22(2)(a) appointing the date on which the indicative referendum is to be held under this Act.

(2)

This section is subject to the provisions of this Act and of any regulations made under this Act.

(3)

The indicative referendum is taken in the manner prescribed by the Electoral Act 1993 for the taking of an electoral poll.

(4)

The provisions of the Electoral Act 1993 and of any regulations made under that Act, as far as they are applicable and with the necessary modifications, apply to the indicative referendum as if it were an electoral poll.

Section 24: substituted, on 15 November 2000, by section 88 of the Referenda (Postal Voting) Act 2000 (2000 No 48).

Section 24(5): substituted, on 28 February 2002, by section 101(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 24(5): amended, on 1 January 2011, by section 38 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

Section 24(5): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(2)(b) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 24(5): amended, on 20 December 2007, by section 150 of the Electoral Finance Act 2007 (2007 No 111).