Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010

36 Transitional elections
  • (1) In this section, a transitional election is—

    • (a) a general election in respect of which—

      • (i) polling day is a date after the commencement day but before 31 March 2011; and

      • (ii) the regulated period would, had this Act been in force, have commenced before the commencement day:

    • (b) a by-election in respect of which the regulated period would, had this Act been in force, have commenced before the commencement day.

    (2) In the case of a transitional election, the provisions of the Electoral Act 1993 apply as if this Act had not been enacted.

    (3) In this section, commencement day means the day on which this Act comes into force.