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This bill amends the Local Electoral Act 2001 to align the treatment of Māori wards and constituencies with the treatment of general wards and constituencies, remove all mechanisms for binding polls to be held on the establishment of Māori wards and constituencies, and provide local authorities with an opportunity to make decisions on Māori wards and constituencies in time for the 2022 local elections.
77 ayes (supporters)
41 noes (opposers)
Motion agreed to; Motion agreed to.
|Bill||Local Electoral (Māori Wards and Māori Constituencies) Amendment Bill|
|Vote date||9 February 2021|
|Reason||A party vote was called for on the question, That the Local Electoral (Māori Wards and Māori Constituencies) Amendment Bill be now read a first time.|
|Outcome||Motion agreed to.|
|Vote type||Party vote|
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