206CC Apportionment of election expenses of election advertisement between party and candidate

(1)

This section applies if an election advertisement comprises both—

(a)

a party advertisement; and

(b)

a candidate advertisement.

(2)

If this section applies, the election expenses of the election advertisement must be apportioned between the party and the candidate in proportion to the coverage the advertisement provides to the party and to the candidate.

(3)

For the purpose of this section,—

(a)

election expenses of the election advertisement means the advertising expenses incurred in relation to both the candidate advertisement and the party 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 election advertisement.

(4)

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

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