A clear referendum

NZ First have released their SOP for the End of Life Choice Bill to result in a public if passed. It is a model of clarity, defining the wording of the questions and options:

(1A) The wording of the question to be put to electors in a referendum for the purposes of subsection (1) of this section is—
“Do you support the End of Life Choice Act 2017 coming into force?”
(1B) The wording of the 2 options for which electors may vote in response to the question is—
“Yes, I support the End of Life Choice Act 2017 coming into force.”
“No, I do not support the End of Life Choice Act 2017 coming into force.”

This is far superior to the Government’s planned referendum on cannabis legalisation where we don’t know what the questions will be, and we don’t know what the law will be if we vote for yes.

Anyway good to see such a well drafted SOP from NZ First.

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