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Authorities/Other Agencies of State
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Regulated Period for the 2020 General Election

Pursuant to section 3C of the Electoral Act 1993 and section 42 of the Referendums Framework Act 2019 notice is given that the regulated period for the 2020 general election and referendums commenced on 18 August 2020 and is to end on the close of 16 October 2020 (the day before election day).

This notice revokes and replaces the previous Gazette notice “Regulated Period for the 2020 General Election”, New Zealand Gazette, 19 June 2020, Notice No. 2020-au2627.

For further information please visit the Electoral Commission's website or telephone the Commission on (04) 495 0030, or email

Dated at Wellington this 21st day of August 2020.

ALICIA WRIGHT, Chief Electoral Officer, Electoral Commission.