267A Regulations relating to advertisement of a specified kind


The Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations regulating—


all or any of the following matters in relation to an advertisement of a specified kind:










the procedures to be followed by any person before displaying an advertisement of a specified kind.


Regulations made under subsection (1)(a)—


may be made only for the purpose of ensuring that an advertisement of a specified kind does not endanger the safety of road users; and


apply only during the period beginning 9 weeks before polling day and ending with the close of the day before polling day.


Regulations made under subsection (1) may—


impose different requirements for an advertisement of a specified kind depending on how it is published:


override or modify any other enactment and any bylaw or other instrument.


In this section, advertisement of a specified kind has the same meaning as in section 221B(2).


This section is subject to section 267B.


Regulations under this section are secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Compare: 1993 No 87 s 267A (pre-20 December 2007)

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 267A: substituted, on 1 March 2009, by section 13 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 1).

Section 267A(2)(b): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 110 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 267A(6): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).