204F Election advertisement to include promoter statement

(1)

A person may publish or cause or permit to be published an election advertisement only if the advertisement includes a promoter statement.

(2)

A promoter statement referred to in subsection (1) must state the name and address of the promoter of the election advertisement.

(3)

If the promoter is a registered promoter, the name and address of the promoter stated in the promoter statement must be the same name and address of the promoter that appear in the register.

(4)

If the promoter is an unregistered promoter and is a body corporate or unincorporated, the promoter statement must also include the name of a member of the body who is the duly authorised representative of the promoter.

(5)

If the election advertisement is published in a visual form, the promoter statement must be clearly displayed in the advertisement.

(6)

If the election advertisement is published only in an audible form, the promoter statement when published must be no less audible than the other content of the advertisement.

(7)

A person who wilfully contravenes any of subsections (1) to (6) is guilty of an illegal practice.

Compare: 1993 No 87 s 221(2)(b), (3)(b), (4) (pre-1 January 2011)

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