Electoral Finance Act 2007

  • repealed
140 Time limit for prosecution
  • (1) A prosecution against a financial agent under any of the following sections must be commenced within 6 months of the date on which the return was required to be filed:

    (2) A prosecution against a financial agent or any other person for a corrupt practice or an illegal practice must be commenced—

    • (a) within 6 months of the date on which the prosecutor is satisfied that there is sufficient evidence to warrant the commencement of proceedings; but

    • (b) not later than 3 years after the corrupt practice or illegal practice was committed.