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RULES AND CIRCULATION AUDIT GUIDELINES OF THE NEW ZEALAND
AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS (INCORPORATED)


SECTION 1: RULES

1. Name
2. Objectives
3. Membership
4. Membership Classification
5. Membership Insignia
6. Committee
7. Executive Officer
8. Officers
9. Meetings
10. Voting
11. Termination of Membership
12. Reinstatement of Membership
13. Change of Rules
14. Finances, Fees and Levies
15. Circulation Audit Proceedures
16. Audit Reports
17. Circulation Summaries
18. Statements by Members
19. Website
20. Common Seal
21. Copyright in Material
22. Notices
23. Appointment of Liquidators


SECTION 2: CIRCULATION AUDIT GUIDELINES

1. Introduction
2. Scope Of The Audit
3. Circulation Audit Periods
4. Circulation Auditor Duties
5. Circulation Audit Report Figures
  a. Newspapers
(daily, non daily and weekly)

  b. Magazines
  c. Community Newspapers
  d. Bulk Distribution

17. Circulation Summaries

17.1.  Newspapers: The Bureau shall produce online at www.abc.org.nz a Summary of Audited Circulations (the summary) to report the most recent circulation audit report of each member publication.

17.1.1.  the audited circulation report included in the summary must be no less current than 15 months since the end of the audit period to which it relates

17.2.  Magazines: The Bureau shall produce online at www.abc.org.nz a Summary of Audited Circulations (the summary) to report the most recent circulation audit report of each member publication and the most recent quarterly publisher statement following audited circulation of a member publication.

17.3.  The summaries shall be made available online at www.abc.org.nz to all members of the Bureau and such other persons, firms or corporations as are authorised by the Committee to receive such summaries.