205M Return may be filed after time limitation if candidate outside New Zealand

(1)

This section applies to a candidate who is outside New Zealand on the day on which the declaration required by section 179(2) is made (election result day).

(2)

The candidate must file a return of election expenses with the Electoral Commission within 85 working days after election result day.

(3)

A return filed by the candidate in accordance with subsection (2) is deemed to be filed within the time period specified in section 205K(1).

Compare: 1993 No 87 s 210(3) (pre-20 December 2007)

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

Section 205M(1): amended, on 25 March 2014, by section 29(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8).

Section 205M(2): replaced, on 25 March 2014, by section 29(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8).

Section 205M(2): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(1)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).