Local Electoral Act 2001

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Local Electoral Act 2001

Public Act2001 No 35
Date of assent29 May 2001


This Act is administered in the Department of Internal Affairs.



Duties of electoral officers

Duties of programmers and certifiers

Maori wards and Maori constituencies


Electoral rights

Electoral systems for elections

Electoral systems for polls

Voting method

Electoral rolls

Notice of election or poll


Candidate profile statements

Procedures after close of nominations

Further notice of election or poll


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: