Electoral Finance Act 2007

  • repealed
67 Certain persons and bodies may not promote an election advertisement
  • (1) The following persons and bodies may not publish, or cause or permit to be published, any election advertisement:

    • (a) the chief executive (however described) of a department of State or a Crown entity:

    • (b) a department of State:

    • (c) a Crown entity:

    • (d) a State enterprise (within the meaning of section 2 of the State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986) or a Crown-owned company:

    • (e) any other instrument of the Crown.

    (2) To avoid doubt, subsection (1) does not—

    • (a) prevent any broadcaster from broadcasting any election programme, or Television New Zealand or Radio New Zealand from broadcasting opening or closing addresses, under Part 6 of the Broadcasting Act 1989; or

    • (b) prevent any person or body referred to in subsection (1) that is in the business of broadcasting or publishing advertising material, from publishing or causing or permitting to be published an election advertisement in the course of business; or

    • (c) prevent any individual referred to in subsection (1) who is or desires to become a candidate for election as a member of Parliament from publishing, or causing or permitting to be published, an election advertisement relating in whole or in part to his or her election campaign.