Supplementary Order Paper No 198

No 198

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Monday, 13 December 2010

Electoral Referendum Bill


Proposed amendments

Hilary Calvert, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 5

To amend the definition of option by adding the following paragraph (after line 34 on page 6):

  • (c) the 2 options for the question in Part C of the referendum voting paper

Clause 12

To add the following paragraph (after line 5 on page 9):

  • (c) the option in Part C that the person wishes to vote for.

Clause 32A

To omit subclause (1) and substitute the following subclause (lines 33 and 34 on page 23):

  • (1) The total referendum expenses of a registered promoter in respect of the regulated period must not exceed $500,000.

Clause 32A

To omit subclause (1) and substitute the following subclause (lines 33 and 34 on page 23):

  • (1) The total referendum expenses of a registered promoter in respect of the regulated period must not exceed $750,000.

Schedule 1

To amend the explanation to read:

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To insert the following after Part B:

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Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Electoral Referendum Bill to:

  • allow for a vote on whether New Zealand should retain separate Māori electorate seats and a separate Māori electoral roll as part of our electoral system

  • increase the expenses of a registered promoter to $500,000 or $750,000.