Electoral Finance Act 2007

  • repealed
82 Periods for claiming and paying candidate's election expenses
  • (1) A claim against a candidate's financial agent in respect of any election expense is recoverable only if it is sent to the financial agent within 20 working days after the day on which the declaration required by section 179(2) of the Electoral Act 1993 is made.

    (2) A claim that is sent to a candidate's financial agent in accordance with subsection (1) must be paid by the financial agent, and no other person, within 40 working days after the day on which that declaration is made, and not otherwise.

    (3) Every person who makes any payment in breach of subsection (2) is guilty of an illegal practice.

    (4) This section is subject to sections 83 and 84.