This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 24 October 2013, applies the Referenda (Postal Voting) Act 2000 to the referendum to be held on the question:
“Do you support the Government selling up to 49% of Meridian Energy, Mighty River Power, Genesis Power, Solid Energy and Air New Zealand?” The referendum will accordingly be conducted by postal voting.
The order also appoints the date for the closing of the referendum roll and the closing of the voting period.
The referendum roll will close on Friday 25 October 2013.
The voting period will start on Friday 22 November 2013 and end at 7 pm on Friday 13 December 2013.
Date of notification in Gazette: 3 October 2013.
This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.