Electoral Finance Act 2007

  • repealed

Appointments

6 Appointment of financial agent for candidate
  • (1) A candidate must appoint a financial agent to be responsible for administering the candidate's finances in relation to the candidate's election campaign.

    (2) A candidate who is eligible to be appointed as a financial agent is deemed to have appointed himself or herself under subsection (1) if—

    • (a) the candidate has not appointed any other person under subsection (1); or

    • (b) the person appointed under subsection (1)—

      • (i) becomes ineligible to be appointed as a financial agent; or

      • (ii) is absent from New Zealand for a period exceeding 10 working days; or

      • (iii) becomes incapacitated; or

      • (iv) dies.

    (3) After appointing a financial agent, the candidate must send to the Chief Electoral Officer—

    • (a) the name, address, and contact details of the financial agent in the form required by the Chief Electoral Officer; and

    • (b) the financial agent's signed consent to the appointment.

    (4) A candidate may at any time appoint a new financial agent.

    (5) If at any time a candidate appoints a new financial agent, the candidate must—

    • (a) notify the Chief Electoral Officer; and

    • (b) send to the Chief Electoral Officer—

      • (i) the name, address, and contact details of the new financial agent in the form required by the Chief Electoral Officer; and

      • (ii) the new financial agent's signed consent to the appointment.