Local Electoral Amendment Act 2013

Local Electoral Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 40
Date of assent28 June 2013
Commencementsee section 2

Contents

1 Title

2 Commencement

Part 1
Amendments to principal Act

3 Principal Act

4 Section 5 amended (Interpretation)

5 Section 15 amended (General duties of electoral officer)

6 Section 19H amended (Review of representation arrangements for elections of territorial authorities)

7 Section 19I amended (Review of representation arrangements for elections of regional councils)

8 New sections 19JA and 19JB inserted

9 Section 19K amended (Requirements for resolution)

10 Section 19L amended (Distribution of copies of resolution)

11 Section 19N amended (Response to submissions)

12 Section 19S amended (Determination of Commission)

13 Section 19V amended (Requirement for fair representation and other factors in determination of membership for wards, constituencies, and subdivisions)

14 Section 19Y amended (When determinations take effect)

15 Section 19ZI amended (Guidelines in relation to reviews of representation)

16 Section 55 amended (Nomination of candidates)

17 Section 59 amended (Forfeiture of deposit and refund of deposit)

18 Section 61 amended (Candidate profile statements)

19 Section 65 amended (Further notice to electors of election or poll)

20 Cross-heading above section 69 replaced

21 Section 69 replaced (Candidate may retire after close of nominations)

22 Section 71 amended (Retirement, death, incapacity, or invalid nomination of candidate)

23 Section 72 amended (If election becomes unnecessary)

24 New section 73A inserted (Adjournment of electoral processes)

25 Section 75 amended (What voting documents for election must contain)

26 Section 76 amended (What voting documents for polls must contain)

27 Section 79 repealed (Early processing of votes)

28 Section 80 amended (Processing before close of voting)

29 Part 5 heading replaced

30 New subpart 1 of Part 5 and subpart 2 of Part 5 heading inserted

31 Section 104 amended (Interpretation)

32 Section 105 amended (Periods for claiming and paying expenses)

33 Sections 109 and 110 repealed

34 New section 112AA inserted (Offence to pay electoral expenses in excess of relevant prescribed maximum)

35 New subpart 3 of Part 5 inserted

36 New Part 5A heading inserted

37 Section 113 amended (Advertisements for candidates)

38 Section 115 amended (When members come into office)

39 Section 132 and cross-heading repealed

40 Sections 133 to 136 repealed

41 Section 138 replaced (Duty to take action in respect of offences)

42 Schedule 1A amended

43 Schedule 2 replaced

44 Transitional provision for representation review processes

45 Transitional provision for donations received before commencement of Act

Part 2
Amendments to regulations

46 Amendments to Local Electoral Regulations 2001

Schedule 1
Schedule 2 of principal Act replaced

Schedule 2
Amendments to Local Electoral Regulations 2001

Legislative history


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: