Subpart 2A—Election expenses of registered promoters

Subpart 2A: inserted, on 1 January 2011, by section 15 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).

206S Interpretation

(1)

In this subpart,—

advertising expenses has the meaning given to it by section 3E

election advertisement has the meaning given to it by section 3A

election expenses, in relation to a registered promoter,—

(a)

means the advertising expenses incurred in relation to an election advertisement that—

(i)

is published, or continues to be published, during the regulated period; and

(ii)

is promoted by the registered promoter; and

(b)

includes, as required by section 40 of the Electoral Referendum Act 2010, any referendum expenses incurred in relation to an advertisement that comprises both—

(i)

an election advertisement; and

(ii)

a referendum advertisement (within the meaning of section 31 of the Electoral Referendum Act 2010)

registered promoter has the meaning given to it by section 204A.

(2)

For the purposes of the definition of election expenses, it is immaterial whether an election expense is paid or incurred before, during, or after the regulated period.

Section 206S: inserted, on 1 January 2011, by section 15 of the Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 137).