Electoral Act 1993

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Disclosure of donations to political parties

  • The above heading was inserted, as from 1 April 1996, by sections 79 and 80(1) Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1995 (1995 No 61).

214F Interpretation
  • In sections 214G to 214J,—

    party donation, in relation to a party registered under Part 4,—

    • (a) means a donation (whether of money or of the equivalent of money or of goods or services or of a combination of those things)—

      • (i) which is received by or on behalf of the party by any person or body of persons involved in the administration of the affairs of the party; and

      • (ii) which, either on its own or when aggregated with all other such donations made in the same year by the same person exceeds $10,000 in sum or value (inclusive of goods and services tax); and

    • (b) includes, where goods or services are provided to the party under a contract at 90% or less of their reasonable market value, the amount of the difference between the contractual price of the goods or services and the reasonable market value of those goods or services; but

    • (c) does not include the labour of any person which is provided to the party free of charge by that person; and

    • (d) does not include any constituency candidate donation that is included in a return made by a constituency candidate under section 210

    year means a period of 12 months beginning on 1 January and ending with 31 December.

    Sections 214D to 214L were inserted, as from 1 April 1996, by sections 79 and 80(1) Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1995 (1995 No 61).

    National donation: paragraph (a)(ii) was amended, as from 1 April 1996, by section 2 Electoral Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 8) by substituting the expression $10,000 for the expression S1,000.

    Sections 214F to 214L were substituted, as from 28 February 2002, by section 95 Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).