Local Electoral Act 2001

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Local Electoral Act 2001

Public Act2001 No 35
Date of assent29 May 2001

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Internal Affairs.


Contents

Officials

Duties of electoral officers

Duties of programmers and certifiers

Maori wards and Maori constituencies

Guidelines

Electoral rights

Electoral systems for elections

Electoral systems for polls

Voting method

Electoral rolls

Notice of election or poll

Candidacy

Candidate profile statements

Procedures after close of nominations

Further notice of election or poll

Scrutineers

Retirement of candidates, etc

Adjourned elections or polls

Voting, processing, and counting of votes

Recount of votes cast at election

Inquiry into election or poll

Term of membership of elected members

Filling of extraordinary vacancies

Electoral expenses

General provisions

Legislative history


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: