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.
Royal Assent given 18 November 2022.
Enacted as the Electoral (Māori Electoral Option) Legislation Act 2022 (2022/62)
Hon Kiritapu Allan
Passed by a majority of 99 votes (109 ayes, 10 noes, 0 abstentions)
Passed by a majority of 35 votes (77 ayes, 42 noes, 0 abstentions)
|Bill type||Government bill|
|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)|
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