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  • repealed
  • Electoral Referendum Act 2010: repealed, on 11 June 2012 (being on the close of the day that is 6 months after the date on which the result of the referendum was declared), by section 5(1).


72 Time limit for prosecutions
  • (1) A prosecution under this Part must be commenced—

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

    • (b) no later than 3 years after the alleged offence was committed.

    (2) Subsection (1) applies whether or not registration has been cancelled under section 48 or has expired under section 49.