Broadcasting (Election Programmes and Election Advertising) Amendment Act 2017

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Broadcasting (Election Programmes and Election Advertising) Amendment Act 2017

Public Act
2017 No 8
Date of assent
20 March 2017
see section 2


3Principal Act
4Part 6 replaced
70Broadcasting election programmes
71Hours during which broadcast of election programmes prohibited
72Obligation to give identical terms to each party or constituency candidate
73Programme standards in relation to election programmes
74Public money to be appropriated for funding election programmes and election advertising in relation to general election
75Electoral Commission to set date for parties to notify qualification for allocation
76Parties to give notice of qualification
77Consultation with parties
78Criteria for allocating money to party
79Allocation decision
80Electoral Commission may vary allocation
80AHow allocation may be used
80BPayment of allocation
80CApportionment of publishing costs incurred in relation to election advertisements published both before and during election period
80DCost funded from party allocation not party election expense
80EReturn of party’s allocation expenses
80FRecovery of money from party
80GProcedure in relation to early elections
80HModification to application of this Part if section 80G applies
80IOffences relating to broadcasting
80JDuty to report suspected offences
5Principal Act
6Section 5 amended (Functions)
7Section 206 amended (Interpretation)
Legislative history
Administrative information

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: