Electoral Amendment Act 2014

4 Section 3 amended (Interpretation)
  • In section 3(1), insert in their appropriate alphabetical order:

    approved electronic medium, in relation to the making of an application or the providing of any information, means an electronic medium approved by the Electoral Commission for the making of that application or the providing of that information

    mental impairment, in relation to any person, means an impairment causing a person to lack, wholly or partly, the capacity to understand the nature of any decision about registering as an elector

    representative, in Part 5, means,—

    • (a) in relation to a person who is outside New Zealand, or who has a physical impairment,—

      • (i) a person who is a registered elector:

      • (ii) an attorney appointed under a power of attorney:

    • (b) in relation to a person who has a mental impairment,—

      • (i) a person who is a registered elector:

      • (ii) a welfare guardian appointed under section 12(1) of the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988:

      • (iii) an attorney appointed under an enduring power of attorney.