206CB Apportionment of election expenses of election advertisement between parties

(1)

This section applies if an election advertisement comprises 2 or more party advertisements.

(2)

If this section applies, the election expenses of the election advertisement must be apportioned among the parties in proportion to the coverage the advertisement provides to each party.

(3)

For the purposes of this section,—

(a)

election expenses of the election advertisement means the total of the election expenses of all of the party advertisements comprised in the election advertisement; and

(b)

the coverage provided by an election advertisement must be calculated in such a manner as is appropriate in relation to the form of the advertisement.

(4)

Only the expenses apportioned to a party in accordance with this section are election expenses of that party.

Section 206CB: inserted, on 1 January 2011, by section 12 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).