210C Return of party donation received from same donor exceeding $30,000

(1)

A party secretary must file with the Electoral Commission a return in respect of every party donation that exceeds $30,000.

(2)

A party secretary must file with the Electoral Commission a return in respect of every party donation that—

(a)

the party secretary knows is from a donor who in the 12 months immediately preceding the date of receipt of the donation (the last 12 months) has made 1 or more previous donations; and

(b)

when aggregated with all previous donations received from the donor in the last 12 months exceeds $30,000.

(3)

If a return is made under subsection (2), the donations disclosed in that return must be disregarded when applying this section in relation to a party donation that is made after that return is filed.

(4)

A return filed under subsection (1) must be in the form required by the Electoral Commission and set out—

(a)

the name of the donor (if known); and

(b)

the address of the donor (if known); and

(c)

the amount of the donation; and

(d)

the date the donation was received; and

(e)

the following details in respect of every contribution to the donation made by or on behalf of the same contributor that exceeds $30,000:

(i)

the name of the contributor; and

(ii)

the address of the contributor; and

(iii)

the amount of the contribution.

(5)

A return filed under subsection (2) must be in the form required by the Electoral Commission and set out—

(a)

the name of the donor; and

(b)

the address of the donor; and

(c)

the amount of the donation; and

(d)

the amounts of all previous donations; and

(e)

the date the donation was received; and

(f)

the dates all previous donations were received.

(6)

A return must be filed under subsection (1) or (2) within 10 working days of the donation being received by the party secretary.

Compare: 2007 No 111 s 54

Section 210C: inserted, on 1 March 2009, by section 6 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 1).

Section 210C heading: amended, on 1 January 2011, by section 28 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

Section 210C(1): amended, on 1 January 2011, by section 28 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

Section 210C(2)(b): amended, on 1 January 2011, by section 28 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

Section 210C(4)(d): amended, on 25 March 2014, by section 39(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8).

Section 210C(4)(e): inserted, on 25 March 2014, by section 39(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8).