Electoral (Repeal Of Threshold) Amendment Bill

Project discussion: Remove the MMP threshold

Electoral (Repeal of Threshold) Amendment Bill

Member's Bill

Explanatory Note


Electoral (Repeal of Threshold) Amendment Bill

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1. Title
This Act is the Electoral (Repeal of Threshold) Amendment Act 2009

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

3. Purpose
The purpose of this Act is to amend the Electoral Act 1993 to repeal the 5% threshold in MMP.

4. Principal Act Amended
This Act amends the Electoral Act 1993.

5. 5% Threshold repealed
Sections 191 (4) and 191 (4A) of the principal act are repealed.

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