Parliamentary Service Act 2000

3A Meaning of publish in sections 3B and 3C

In sections 3B and 3C, publish, in relation to an election advertisement or a referendum advertisement, means to bring to the notice of a person in any manner, regardless of whether the place of publication is New Zealand or overseas,—




displaying on any medium:


distributing by any means:


delivering to an address:


leaving at a place:


sending by post or otherwise:


printing in a newspaper or other periodical:


broadcasting by any means:


disseminating by means of the Internet or any other electronic medium:


storing electronically in a way that is accessible to the public:


incorporating in a device for use with a computer:


inserting in a film or video; but


excluding addressing 1 or more persons face to face.

Section 3A: inserted, on 1 January 2011, by section 6 of the Parliamentary Service Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 138).