Electoral Amendment Act 2013

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Electoral Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 115
Date of assent4 December 2013
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Electoral Amendment Act 2013.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act
4 Section 127A amended (Deposit by party secretary)
  • (1) In section 127A(1), replace lodge with with pay to.

    (2) Replace section 127A(2) with:

    • (2) The deposit must be paid by—

      • (a) direct credit to a bank account nominated by the Electoral Commission; or

      • (b) bank cheque; or

      • (c) bank draft.

5 Section 146F amended (Deposit payable in respect of bulk nomination schedule)
  • (1) In section 146F(1), replace lodge with with pay to.

    (2) Replace section 146F(2) with:

    • (2) The deposit must be paid in 1 lump sum by—

      • (a) direct credit to a bank account nominated by the Electoral Commission; or

      • (b) bank cheque; or

      • (c) bank draft.


Legislative history

19 November 2013Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 89–2) by committee of the whole House, third reading
4 December 2013Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.