Electoral (Advertisements of a Specified Kind) Regulations 2005

Reprint as at 23 June 2017

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Electoral (Advertisements of a Specified Kind) Regulations 2005

(SR 2005/147)

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of June 2005

The Right Hon Helen Clark presiding in Council


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.

Pursuant to section 267A of the Electoral Act 1993, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice whose recommendation has been made—


after consultation on regulations 5 to 8 with the Minister who is for the time being responsible for the administration of the Land Transport Act 1998; and


after being satisfied that—


regulations 5 to 8 do not restrict the rights of candidates and political parties any more than is reasonably necessary to ensure that an advertisement of a specified kind does not endanger the safety of road users; and


the recommendation is agreed by at least half of the parliamentary leaders of all political parties represented in Parliament; and


the members of Parliament of the political parties whose parliamentary leaders agree with the recommendation comprise at least 75% of all members of Parliament—

makes the following regulations.