Electoral Finance Act 2007

  • repealed
41 Duties of Electoral Commission on receipt of donation
  • (1) The Electoral Commission, on receiving a donation under section 38(2), must pay it to the financial agent of a political party or third party for whom it is intended, unless—

    • (b) payment of the donation would contravene a maximum limit set out in section 39.

    (2) If subsection (1)(a) applies, the Electoral Commission must,—

    • (a) if the name and contact details of the donor are known or can be readily ascertained, return the donation to the donor:

    • (b) in any other case, pay the donation into a Crown Bank Account.

    (3) If subsection (1)(b) applies the Electoral Commission must—

    • (a) if the name and contact details of the donor are known or can be readily ascertained, return any portion of the donation that exceeds a maximum limit set out in section 39 to the donor:

    • (b) in any other case pay any portion of the donation that exceeds a maximum limit set out in section 39 into a Crown Bank Account.