267 Regulations

(1)

The Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council, make regulations for all or any of the following purposes:

(a)

prescribing forms for the purposes of this Act:

(b)

prescribing fees, or a scale of fees, for the supply of computer-compiled lists and electronic storage media by the Electoral Commission to any person under section 114, and for the giving of remote access by electronic means under that section:

(c)

prescribing criteria, in addition to those specified in section 111E(3)(a) to (d), of which the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Maori Affairs must be satisfied in relation to a particular person or body of persons before designating it under section 111E:

(ca)

defining iwi organisation and other Maori organisation for the purposes of sections 111A to 111F:

(d)

prescribing the time at which, and the manner in which, special voters may vote (whether at a polling place or not and whether in or outside New Zealand):

(e)

prescribing conditions upon or subject to which special voters may vote:

(f)

prescribing different methods of voting for different classes of special voters:

(g)

prescribing offences in respect of the contravention of or non-compliance with any regulations made under this Act:

(h)

prescribing penalties for offences against regulations made under this Act, not exceeding imprisonment for a term of 3 months or a fine of $1,000 or both:

(i)

providing for such other matters as are contemplated by or necessary for giving full effect to the provisions of this Act and for its due administration.

(2)

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

Compare: 1956 No 107 s 188; 1990 No 1 s 78(1)

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 267(1)(b): substituted, on 28 February 2002, by section 98 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 267(1)(b): amended, on 1 July 2012, by section 52(17)(t) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 57).

Section 267(1)(c): substituted, on 28 February 2002, by section 98 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 267(1)(ca): inserted, on 28 February 2002, by section 98 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 267(2): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).