Application to register substitute political party logo

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The Electoral Commission is considering the following application made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register a substitute political party logo:


Party: Focus NZ (previously NZ Rural)

Applicant: Christy Rintoul, Party Secretary, Focus NZ

Registration of a logo is needed for it to appear on a ballot paper.  Registration may be refused if the logo is indecent, offensive, misleading, confusing, refers to a title or an honour, infringes an intellectual property right or breaches any law, or an application is made incorrectly.

Anyone who wishes to comment on the application may do so in writing to the Electoral Commission by:

The deadline for comments to arrive is 5pm, 20 February 2013.  Find more information on the party logo registration process here or email or phone (04) 495 0030 9am–5pm Monday to Friday.