205I Leave to pay claim after time limitation

(1)

On the application of a claimant or a candidate, the District Court may make an order granting leave to the candidate to pay—

(a)

a claim for election expenses sent after the period specified in section 205G(1); or

(b)

a claim not paid in the period specified in section 205G(2); or

(c)

a disputed claim in respect of which an action was not brought within the period specified in section 205H(1)(b).

(2)

Any sum paid by the candidate in accordance with an order made under subsection (1) is to be treated as having been paid within the period specified in section 205G(2).

Compare: 1993 No 87 s 208 (pre-20 December 2007); 2007 No 111 s 84

Section 205I: inserted, on 1 March 2009, by section 6 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 1).

Section 205I(1): amended, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).