Local Electoral Amendment Act 2015

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Local Electoral Amendment Act 2015

Public Act2015 No 19
Date of assent25 March 2015
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Local Electoral Amendment Act 2015.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act
4 Section 19ZC amended (Requirements for valid demand)
5 Section 19ZF amended (Poll of electors)
6 Section 30 amended (Requirements for valid demand)
7 Section 31 amended (Local authority may resolve to hold poll)
  • In section 31(1), replace 28 February with 21 February.

8 Section 33 amended (Poll of electors)
9 Section 102 amended (New election or poll if election or poll declared void)
10 Section 120 amended (Election to fill extraordinary vacancy)
11 Section 138A amended (Special provision in relation to certain elections to fill extraordinary vacancies and certain polls)

Legislative history

19 March 2015Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 4) (Bill 188–2)
24 March 2015Third reading
25 March 2015Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.