206J Appointment of auditor for party

(1)

A party must appoint an auditor.

(2)

On the registration of a party under section 67, the person named in the party’s application under section 63(2)(c)(v) as the person who is to be appointed as the party’s auditor is to be taken to have been appointed under subsection (1).

(3)

A party must without delay appoint another auditor if the auditor appointed by the party under subsection (1) or taken to have been appointed under subsection (2)—

(a)

does not, for any reason, commence to hold office; or

(b)

ceases to hold office; or

(c)

becomes ineligible to hold office.

(4)

If at any time a party appoints a new auditor under subsection (3), the party must—

(a)

notify the Electoral Commission; and

(b)

send to the Electoral Commission—

(i)

the name, address, and contact details of the new auditor; and

(ii)

the new auditor’s signed consent to the appointment.

Compare: 1993 No 87 ss 67(3)(f), 214D(1), (2A), (3) (pre-20 December 2007); 2007 No 111 s 10

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

Section 206J compare note: amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 14 of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).