Electoral (Advertisements of a Specified Kind) Regulations 2005

Reprint as at 23 June 2017

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Electoral (Advertisements of a Specified Kind) Regulations 2005

(SR 2005/147)

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of June 2005

Present:
The Right Hon Helen Clark presiding in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.

Pursuant to section 267A of the Electoral Act 1993, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice whose recommendation has been made—

(a)

after consultation on regulations 5 to 8 with the Minister who is for the time being responsible for the administration of the Land Transport Act 1998; and

(b)

after being satisfied that—

(i)

regulations 5 to 8 do not restrict the rights of candidates and political parties any more than is reasonably necessary to ensure that an advertisement of a specified kind does not endanger the safety of road users; and

(ii)

the recommendation is agreed by at least half of the parliamentary leaders of all political parties represented in Parliament; and

(iii)

the members of Parliament of the political parties whose parliamentary leaders agree with the recommendation comprise at least 75% of all members of Parliament—

makes the following regulations.