Labour Caught By Own Law (Again)

There can be no doubt whatsoever that Labour never intended this to happen when they passed the Electoral Finance Act. Labour Party signs have been removed from the front of the Dunedin South electorate office to comply with the Electoral Finance Act, Dunedin South MP David Benson-Pope says. Mr Benson-Pope was contacted yesterday after confusion… Continue reading Labour Caught By Own Law (Again)

EFA Strikes Again – Hard this time

This is funny, but somehow I don’t feel like laughing. It’s a sign of just scared the public should be of their current government and what they are prepared to do to stay in power. I marched 3 times to support the rights of people and organizations including unions from this sort of restraint. I… Continue reading EFA Strikes Again – Hard this time

Citizen’s Juries

No Right Turn has a go at National over citizen’s juries. Last year, when they passed the Electoral Finance Act, the government promised a citizens’ jury to investigate wider issues around electoral administration and political party funding. Now National is opposing that process, [As if they didn’t before! – S1] calling it “part of a… Continue reading Citizen’s Juries

Previous Versions of the EFA

Prof. Hodge made a comment at the last Electoral Finance Act protest. He mentioned this act: the “Political Disabilities Removal Act”. No guesses who’s “Political Disabilities” it removed. 2. Power of certain associations to apply funds in furtherance of ¬†political objects—(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, the ¬†funds of any society may be… Continue reading Previous Versions of the EFA