Broadcasting (Election Programmes and Election Advertising) Amendment Bill

  • enacted

Hon Amy Adams

Broadcasting (Election Programmes and Election Advertising) Amendment Bill

Government Bill



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
80CACost funded from party allocation not party election expense
80CBReturn of party’s allocation expenses
80DRecovery of money from party
80EProcedure in relation to early elections
80FModification to application of this Part if section 80C 80E applies
80GOffences relating to broadcasting
80HDuty to report suspected offences
5Principal Act
6Section 5 amended (Functions)
7Section 206 amended (Interpretation)
Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: