206E Periods for claiming and paying party’s election expenses

(1)

A claim for any election expenses against a party is recoverable only if it is sent to the party secretary within 20 working days after the day on which the declaration required by section 193(5) is made.

(2)

A claim that is sent to the party secretary in accordance with subsection (1) must be paid within 40 working days after the day on which the declaration required by section 193(5) is made.

(3)

A person who makes a payment in breach of this section is guilty of an illegal practice.

(4)

This section is subject to sections 206F and 206G.

Compare: 1993 No 87 s 214BA (pre-20 December 2007); 2007 No 111 s 102

Section 206E: inserted, on 1 March 2009, by section 6 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 1).