Offences

116 Offences relating to use of electoral information

(1)

Every person commits an offence who knowingly and wilfully supplies, receives, or uses information supplied in electronic form, or derived from information supplied in electronic form, under section 112, 113, or 114 for a purpose other than a purpose authorised by those sections.

(2)

Every person who commits an offence against this section is liable on conviction,—

(a)

in the case of information supplied, received, or used for a commercial purpose, to a fine not exceeding $50,000; or

(b)

in any other case, to a fine not exceeding $10,000.

Compare: 1956 No 107 s 64BB; 1990 No 1 s 28(1)

Section 116(1): substituted, on 18 March 2002, by section 40 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).

Section 116(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).