Electoral (Advertisements of a Specified Kind) Regulations 2005

8 Size of lettering and line spacing

(1)

On any road controlled by the New Zealand Transport Agency the lettering on an advertisement of a specified kind must be not less than—

(a)

120 mm in height where the advertisement of a specified kind is erected on any road, or in any place visible from a road, that has a speed limit of less than 70 km per hour:

(b)

160 mm in height where the advertisement of a specified kind is erected on any road, or in any place visible from a road, that has a speed limit of 70 km per hour or more.

(2)

On any road controlled by the New Zealand Transport Agency the spacing between lines of text on an advertisement of a specified kind that is erected on any road or in any place visible from a road must be not less than 50 mm.

(3)

Subclauses (1) and (2) do not apply to—

(a)

the lettering on any party logo displayed in an advertisement if that logo has been registered by the Electoral Commission under section 67A of the Electoral Act 1993:

(b)

the promoter statement required by section 204F of the Electoral Act 1993 to be included in the advertisement:

(c)

an advertisement of a specified kind that is published in the form of a poster that is less than 1 500 cm2 in size.

Regulation 8(1): amended, on 1 August 2008, by section 50(2) of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 47).

Regulation 8(2): amended, on 1 August 2008, by section 50(2) of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 47).

Regulation 8(3)(b): substituted, on 1 January 2011, by section 43 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

Diane Morcom,
Clerk of the Executive Council.