Electoral Referendum Act 2010

  • repealed
  • Electoral Referendum Act 2010: repealed, on 11 June 2012 (being on the close of the day that is 6 months after the date on which the result of the referendum was declared), by section 5(1).
6 Interpretation
  • (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    1993 Act means the Electoral Act 1993

    general election means the first general election that takes place under the 1993 Act after the commencement of this Act

    mixed member proportional representation voting system and MMP mean the voting system for the House of Representatives provided for by the 1993 Act

    option means—

    • (a) the 2 options for the question in Part A of the referendum voting paper; and

    • (b) the 4 options for the question in Part B of that paper

    question means the question specified in each of Parts A and B of the referendum voting paper

    referendum means the indicative referendum of electors provided for by section 8

    referendum voting paper means the voting paper the form of which is set out in Schedule 1.

    (2) Unless the context otherwise requires, a term defined in the 1993 Act and not otherwise defined in this Act has the meaning given in that Act.

    (3) The terms ballot box, ballot paper, poll, and polling, in relation to the general election, mean the same in this Act as they do in the 1993 Act.