208E Timing of payment to parties

(1)

The Electoral Commission must pay all outstanding amounts due to a party under section 208D(1)

(a)

weekly, during the period between writ day and the return of the writ, at any general election:

(b)

monthly, at any other time.

(2)

If any interest is earned on a donation received under section 208A(2) for a party, that interest, so far as it can reasonably be calculated, must be added to—

(a)

any sum paid by the Electoral Commission to the secretary of that party; or

(b)

any sum returned by the Electoral Commission to the donor; or

(c)

any sum paid by the Electoral Commission into a Crown Bank Account.

Compare: 2007 No 111 s 42

Section 208E: inserted, on 1 March 2009, by section 6 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 1).