Local Electoral Act 2001

112F Return of electoral donations and expenses to be open for public inspection


The electoral officer must keep every return filed under section 112A in the electoral officer’s office, or at some other convenient place to be appointed by the chief executive of the local authority, for a period of 7 years after the date of the election to which it relates (the public inspection period).


During the public inspection period the electoral officer must—


publish, electronically or in any other manner the electoral officer considers appropriate, every return filed under section 112A; and


make available for public inspection a copy of every return filed under section 112A; and


provide to any person upon request a copy of 1 or more returns filed under section 112A, subject to the payment of any charges that may be made under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.

Section 112F: inserted, on 29 June 2013, by section 35 of the Local Electoral Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 40).