Electoral (Finance Reform and Advance Voting) Amendment Act 2010

33 Time limit for prosecutions
  • (1) Section 226(1) is amended by repealing paragraph (d) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (d) section 210D(1)(a).

    (2) Section 226 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (1):

    • (1A) A prosecution under section 210D(1)(b) or 206ZE(1) 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 the proceedings; but

      • (b) not later than 3 years after the offence was committed.