207C Contributors to be identified

(1)

This section applies to a donation (other than an anonymous donation) that is funded from contributions.

(2)

If this section applies to a donation, the donor must, at the time of making the donation, disclose—

(a)

the fact that the donation is funded from contributions; and

(b)

the following information about any contribution that, either on its own or when aggregated with other contributions made by or on behalf of the same contributor to the donation, exceeds $1,500 in sum or value:

(i)

the name of the contributor; and

(ii)

the address of the contributor; and

(iii)

whether the contributor is an overseas person within the meaning of section 207K; and

(iv)

the amount of the contribution or, in the case of aggregated contributions, the total amount of the aggregated contributions; and

(c)

the total of all of the amounts disclosed under paragraph (b)(iv) in relation to the donation; and

(d)

the total of all of the other contributions made in relation to the donation.

(3)

[Repealed]

(4)

A candidate must give back to the donor the entire amount of the donation, or its entire value, if the candidate knows, or has reasonable grounds to believe, that the donor has failed to comply with subsection (2) in any respect.

(5)

A party secretary must give back to the donor the entire amount of the donation, or its entire value, if the party secretary knows, or has reasonable grounds to believe, that the donor has failed to comply with subsection (2) in any respect.

(6)

For the purposes of sections 209 and 210, any amount given back by a candidate under subsection (4), or by a party secretary under subsection (5), is taken not to have been received by the candidate or the party secretary, as the case may be.

Compare: 2007 No 111 s 24

Section 207C: inserted, on 1 March 2009, by section 6 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 1).

Section 207C(1): amended, on 1 January 2011, by section 18(1) of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

Section 207C(2): replaced, on 25 March 2014, by section 34 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8).

Section 207C(3): repealed, on 25 March 2014, by section 34 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8).