Electoral Finance Act 2007

  • repealed
24 Contributors to be identified
  • (1) This section applies to a donation that is funded from contributions.

    (2) If this section applies to a donation, the donor must, at the time of making the donation,—

    • (a) disclose the fact that the donation is funded from contributions; and

    • (b) if 1 or more contributions are each in sum or value $1,000 or less, disclose the total amount of those contributions; and

    • (c) if 1 or more contributions are each in sum or value more than $1,000, disclose the following information about those contributions:

      • (i) the total amount of those contributions; and

      • (ii) the information described in subsection (3) about those contributions.

    (3) The information that must be disclosed about contributions under subsection (2)(c)(ii) is—

    • (a) the name and address of each contributor of those contributions, and whether each contributor is an overseas person within the meaning of section 32(1); and

    • (b) the amount of each contributor's contribution.

    (4) The financial agent must give back to the donor the entire amount of the donation, or its entire value, if the financial agent knows, or has reasonable grounds to believe, that the donor has failed to comply with subsection (2) in any respect.

    (5) For the purposes of any of sections 45, 51, and 58 any amount given back by the financial agent under subsection (4) is taken not to have been received by the financial agent.