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  • repealed
  • New Zealand Flag Referendums Act 2015: repealed, on the close of 30 March 2018, by section 4(1).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

(1)

If there is a tie in the first flag referendum, the Electoral Commission must resolve the tie in the manner described in clause 10 of Schedule 4.

(2)

If there is a tie in the second flag referendum, the current New Zealand Flag is to be taken to have received the greatest number of votes.

(3)

In this section, tie means,—

(a)

in relation to the first flag referendum, any of the circumstances described in clause 10 of Schedule 4:

(b)

in relation to the second flag referendum, that there is an equality of votes between the 2 options.

Compare: 1993 No 87 s 179(6); SR 2001/145 cl 58(5), Schedule 1A Part 5