Electoral (Māori Electoral Option) Legislation Bill

About this bill

This bill would allow people to transfer between the Māori and general electoral rolls at nearly any time, and as many times as they wish.

Current status

Royal Assent given 18 November 2022.
Enacted as the Electoral (Māori Electoral Option) Legislation Act 2022 (2022/62)

Members of Parliament responsible

Hon Kiritapu Allan

Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 139-3
Introduced 21 June 2022
First reading 30 June 2022
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 30 July 2022
Select Committee report back 1 November 2022
Second reading 8 November 2022
Committee of the whole House 15 November 2022
Third reading 16 November 2022
Royal Assent 18 November 2022
Enacted as Electoral (Māori Electoral Option) Legislation Act 2022 (2022/62)
Divided No

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