Broadcasting Act 1989

  • This version was replaced on 8 February 2017 to make corrections to section 70(2B) under section 25(1)(j)(iii), (iv), and (n) of the Legislation Act 2012.
79A Hours during which election programmes prohibited

(1)

No broadcaster shall broadcast election programmes on television—

(a)

during the hours between 6 am and noon on—

(i)

Sunday; or

(ii)

Anzac Day; or

(b)

on—

(i)

Christmas Day; or

(ii)

Good Friday; or

(iii)

Easter Sunday.

(2)

No broadcaster shall broadcast election programmes on sound radio on—

(a)

Christmas Day; or

(b)

Good Friday; or

(c)

Easter Sunday.

Section 79A: substituted, on 1 July 1996, by section 19 of the Broadcasting Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 53).