119 Wilfully misleading Electoral Commission

Every person shall for each offence be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,000 who—

(a)

wilfully misleads the Electoral Commission in the compilation of any roll or list, or wilfully enters or causes to be entered thereon any false or fictitious name or qualification or the name of any person whom he or she knows to be dead:

(b)

signs the name of any person, whether requested to do so or not, or any false or fictitious name to any form of application or objection for the purposes of this Part either as applicant, objector, or witness:

(c)

signs his or her name as witness to any signature upon any such form of application or objection without either seeing the signature written or hearing the person signing declare that the signature is in his or her own handwriting and that the name so signed is his or her own proper name.

Compare: 1956 No 107 s 67(1); 1980 No 29 s 5(7); 1990 No 1 s 32(1)

Section 119 heading: amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 57(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 119: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

Section 119(a): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 57(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).