Local Electoral Act 2001

112 Apportionment of electoral expenses

(1)

If any activity of the kind described in paragraphs (a) to (d) of the definition of the term electoral activity (as set out in section 104) is, in relation to a candidate at an election, carried on both before and within the applicable period before the close of polling day,—

(a)

the expenses incurred in respect of the activity (being expenses incurred by or on behalf of the candidate) must be properly apportioned so that a fair proportion of those expenses is attributed to the carrying on of the activity in the applicable period before the close of polling day; and

(b)

the fair proportion of those expenses are electoral expenses.

(2)

If any election activity relates exclusively to campaigns for the election of 2 or more candidates, any electoral expenses in respect of that electoral activity must be apportioned equitably in relation to each of those candidates.

Compare: 1993 No 87 ss 213(4), 214(1)

Section 112(2): amended, on 25 December 2002, by section 36 of the Local Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 85).