Electoral Finance Act 2007

  • repealed
81 Offences in relation to candidate's election expenses
  • (1) If a candidate's election expenses exceed either of the maximum amounts prescribed by section 76, the candidate's financial agent is guilty of—

    • (a) a corrupt practice if the financial agent knew the candidate's total election expenses exceeded the maximum amount; or

    • (b) an illegal practice in any other case, unless the financial agent proves that he or she took all reasonable steps to ensure that the election expenses did not exceed the maximum amount.

    (2) Every person who enters into an agreement or enters into an arrangement or understanding with any other person for the purpose of circumventing either of the maximum amounts prescribed in section 76(1) is guilty of a corrupt practice.