New Zealand Flag Referendums Bill

  • enacted
12 Voting period

(1)

For each referendum,—

(a)

the voting period commences at the start of the 21st day before the day appointed under section 11 for the close of that referendum; and

(b)

the voting period closes at 7 pm on the day appointed under section 11 for the close of that referendum.

(2)

The Governor-General may, from time to time, before the commencement of the voting period for a referendum, by Order in Council,—

(a)

revoke an Order in Council made under section 11 and appoint a later date for the close of the referendum:

(b)

revoke any Order in Council made under section 21(2) of the 2000 Act as that provision applies to this Act, and appoint a later date for the closing of the referendum roll.

Compare: 2000 No 48 s 30; 1997 No 13 s 28