206C Maximum amount of party’s total election expenses

(1)

If a party is listed in the part of the ballot paper that relates to the party vote, the total election expenses of that party in respect of any regulated period must not exceed—

(a)

$1,139,000 (or such other amount as is prescribed by the Governor-General by Order in Council under section 266A); and

(b)

$26,800 (or such other amount as is prescribed by the Governor-General by Order in Council under section 266A) for each electoral district contested by a candidate for the party.

(2)

If a party is not listed in the part of the ballot paper that relates to the party vote, the total election expenses of that party in respect of any regulated period must not exceed $26,800 for each electoral district contested by a candidate for the party.

(3)

The amounts in subsections (1) and (2) are inclusive of goods and services tax.

Compare: 1993 No 87 s 206B (pre-1 January 2011)

Section 206C: substituted, on 1 January 2011, by section 12 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

Section 206C(1)(a): amended, on 1 July 2017, by clause 5(1) of the Electoral (Expenditure Limit) Order 2017 (LI 2017/93).

Section 206C(1)(b): amended, on 1 July 2017, by clause 5(2) of the Electoral (Expenditure Limit) Order 2017 (LI 2017/93).

Section 206C(2): amended, on 1 July 2017, by clause 5(3) of the Electoral (Expenditure Limit) Order 2017 (LI 2017/93).