Local Electoral Act 2001

111 Maximum amount of electoral expenses

(1)

The total electoral expenses (inclusive of goods and services tax) of a candidate must not—

(a)

exceed $3,500 if any local government area over which the election is held has a population smaller than 5 000:

(b)

exceed $7,000 if any local government area over which the election is held has a population smaller than 10 000 and larger than 4 999:

(c)

exceed $14,000 if any local government area over which the election is held has a population smaller than 20 000 and larger than 9 999:

(d)

exceed $20,000 if any local government area over which the election is held has a population smaller than 40 000 and larger than 19 999:

(e)

exceed $30,000 if any local government area over which the election is held has a population smaller than 60 000 and larger than 39 999:

(f)

exceed $40,000 if any local government area over which the election is held has a population smaller than 80 000 and larger than 59 999:

(g)

exceed $50,000 if any local government area over which the election is held has a population smaller than 100 000 and larger than 79 999:

(h)

exceed $55,000 if any local government area over which the election is held has a population smaller than 150 000 and larger than 99 999:

(i)

exceed $60,000 if any local government area over which the election is held has a population smaller than 250 000 and larger than 149 999:

(j)

exceed $70,000 if any local government area over which the election is held has a population smaller than 1 000 000 and larger than 249 999:

(k)

exceed the sum referred to in subsection (1A) if any local government area over which the election is held has a population of 1 000 000 or more.

(1A)

The sum is—

(a)

$100,000 plus the amount prescribed under section 139(1)(ha) for each elector; or

(b)

$100,000 plus 50 cents for each elector, if no amount is prescribed under section 139(1)(ha).

(2)

Despite subsection (1), if a candidate is a candidate for more than 1 election held at the same time, the total electoral expenses (inclusive of goods and services tax) of that candidate must not exceed the highest amount permitted under subsection (1) in respect of any one of the elections for which the person is a candidate.

Compare: 1993 No 87 s 213(2)

Section 111(1)(j): substituted, on 1 November 2010, by section 113(1) of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 (2010 No 37).

Section 111(1)(k): added, on 1 November 2010, by section 113(1) of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 (2010 No 37).

Section 111(1A): inserted, on 1 November 2010, by section 113(1) of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 (2010 No 37).