Electoral Act 1993

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Advertising

  • Section 214A and the heading Advertising were inserted, as from 6 December 1995, by section 78 Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1995 (1995 No 61).

214A Advertisements for party lists
  • Where any advertisement that is published or caused or permitted to be published in any newspaper, periodical, poster, or handbill, or is broadcast or caused or permitted to be broadcast over any radio or television station,—

    • (a) Encourages or persuades or appears to encourage or persuade voters to vote for any party listed on the part of the ballot paper that relates to the party vote; and

    • (b) Gives more than 10 percent of the coverage provided in the advertisement to a person who is a candidate at any election in any district in a manner which either—

      • (i) Features that candidate in his or her capacity as a list candidate; or

      • (ii) Features that candidate as endorsing or supporting the party or its party list; and

    • (c) Is or is to be published or broadcast in the district in which the person described in paragraph (b) of this section is a candidate,—

    the cost of the publishing or broadcasting of that advertisement shall form part of the candidate's election expenses unless that advertisement is published or broadcast to more or less the same extent in 10 other electoral districts in addition to the electoral district referred to in paragraph (c) of this subsection.

    Section 214A and the heading Advertising were inserted, as from 6 December 1995, by section 78 Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1995 (1995 No 61).

    Section 214A was amended, as from 28 February 2002, by section 89 Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1) by inserting the word poster, after the word periodical,.