206W Apportionment of advertising expenses for publication of election advertisement promoted by registered promoter both before and during regulated period

(1)

This section applies if an election advertisement that is promoted by a registered promoter—

(a)

is published both before the commencement of the regulated period and during the regulated period; or

(b)

is published before the commencement of the regulated period and continues to be published during the regulated period.

(2)

If this section applies,—

(a)

the election advertisement is deemed to have been published during the regulated period; but

(b)

the advertising expenses for the publication of the election advertisement must be apportioned so that only a fair proportion of the expenses is attributed to being incurred during the regulated period.

(3)

Only the advertising expenses attributed to being incurred during the regulated period in accordance with subsection (2) are election expenses.

Compare: 2007 No 111 s 119

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