Citizens Initiated Referenda Act 1993

42 Limits on expenditure

Every person commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $20,000 who, either alone or in combination with others,—

(a)

knowingly spends, on advertisements published or broadcast in relation to an indicative referendum petition, more than $50,000:

(b)

knowingly spends, on advertisements promoting one of the answers to the precise question to be put to voters in an indicative referendum (whether those advertisements are published or broadcast or both), more than $50,000.

Section 42: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

Section 42: amended, on 6 December 1995, by section 13 of the Citizens Initiated Referenda Amendment Act 1995 (1995 No 62).