205C Maximum amount of candidate’s total election expenses

(1)

The total election expenses of a candidate in respect of any regulated period must not exceed—

(a)

$26,800 (or such other amount as is prescribed by the Governor-General by Order in Council under section 266A), in the case of a candidate at a general election; and

(b)

$53,500 (or such other amount as is prescribed by the Governor-General by Order in Council under section 266A), in the case of a candidate at a by-election.

(2)

The amounts in subsection (1) are inclusive of goods and services tax.

Compare: 1993 No 87 s 205B (pre-1 January 2011)

Section 205C: substituted, on 1 January 2011, by section 8 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

Section 205C(1)(a): amended, on 1 July 2017, by clause 4(1) of the Electoral (Expenditure Limit) Order 2017 (LI 2017/93).

Section 205C(1)(b): amended, on 1 July 2017, by clause 4(2) of the Electoral (Expenditure Limit) Order 2017 (LI 2017/93).