80F Recovery of money from party

(1)

Where effect has been given in whole or in part to an allocation made under section 79 and the Electoral Commission, acting under section 80, varies that allocation, the Electoral Commission may determine that all or part of the money paid on behalf of a party as a result of that allocation be repaid to the Crown by the party.

(2)

Where the Electoral Commission makes a determination under subsection (1),—

(a)

the Electoral Commission must give a copy of that determination to both the party secretary and the Secretary for Justice; and

(b)

the Secretary for Justice may recover from the party as a debt due to the Crown the amount specified in the determination as being repayable to the Crown by the party.

Compare: 1989 No 25 s 76B

Section 80F: inserted, on 21 March 2017, by section 4 of the Broadcasting (Election Programmes and Election Advertising) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 8).