Electoral Referendum Act 2010

  • repealed
  • Electoral Referendum Act 2010: repealed, on 11 June 2012 (being on the close of the day that is 6 months after the date on which the result of the referendum was declared), by section 5(1).
32 Meaning of referendum expenses
  • (1) In this Part, referendum expenses

    • (a) includes—

      • (i) the cost incurred in the preparation, design, composition, printing, distribution, postage, and publication of a referendum advertisement; and

      • (ii) the reasonable market value of any material used for or applied towards the advertisement, including any such material that is provided free of charge or below reasonable market value; but

    • (b) excludes the cost of—

      • (i) the conduct of any survey or public opinion poll; and

      • (ii) any framework (other than a commercial framework) that supports a hoarding on which the advertisement is displayed; and

      • (iii) the labour of any person that is provided free of charge by that person; and

      • (iv) the replacement of any material used in respect of a referendum advertisement if that advertisement has been destroyed or rendered unusable by—

        • (A) 1 or more persons (other than the promoter or a person acting on his or her behalf):

        • (B) the occurrence of an event beyond the control of the promoter or a person acting on his or her or its behalf.

    (2) To avoid doubt, referendum expenses does not include the cost (including running costs) of any vehicle used to display a referendum advertisement if the use of the vehicle for that purpose is not the subject of a contract, arrangement, or understanding, for the payment of money or money's worth.

    (3) In this section, vehicle has the meaning given to it by section 2(1) of the Land Transport Act 1998.