Subpart 1—General rules governing election advertisements

Subpart 1: inserted, on 1 January 2011, by section 7 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

204B Persons who may promote election advertisements

(1)

A person is entitled to promote an election advertisement if the person is—

(a)

a party secretary:

(b)

a candidate:

(c)

a registered promoter:

(d)

an unregistered promoter who does not incur advertising expenses exceeding $12,900 (or such other amount as is prescribed by the Governor-General by Order in Council under section 266A) in relation to election advertisements published during the regulated period.

(2)

The amount in subsection (1)(d) is inclusive of goods and services tax.

(3)

Every person who wilfully promotes an election advertisement without being entitled to do so under subsection (1) is guilty of an illegal practice.

Compare: 2007 No 111 s 63(3), (4)

Section 204B: inserted, on 1 January 2011, by section 7 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

Section 204B(1)(d): amended, on 1 July 2017, by clause 3 of the Electoral (Expenditure Limit) Order 2017 (LI 2017/93).