New Zealand Flag Referendums Act 2015

  • repealed
  • New Zealand Flag Referendums Act 2015: repealed, on the close of 30 March 2018, by section 4(1).

Announcing results

37 Procedure after close of voting period

As soon as practicable after 7 pm on the last day of the voting period, the Returning Officer must,—

(a)

in the case of the first flag referendum, count, in the manner described in Schedule 4, the votes received for each option from the voting papers processed as at 7 pm on the last day of the voting period; and

(b)

in the case of the second flag referendum, calculate the number of votes received for each option from the voting papers processed as at 7 pm on the last day of the voting period; and

(c)

issue a press statement giving the numbers; and

(d)

complete the processing of voting papers in accordance with section 31.

Compare: 2000 No 48 s 48; 1997 No 13 s 45