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  • repealed
  • Electoral Referendum Act 2010: repealed, on 11 June 2012 (being on the close of the day that is 6 months after the date on which the result of the referendum was declared), by section 5(1).
59 Procedure if claim disputed
  • (1) If a registered promoter, in the case of a claim for referendum expenses sent to the registered promoter within the period specified in section 58(1), disputes the claim, or fails to pay the claim within the period of 40 working days specified in section 58(2), then—

    • (a) the claim is to be treated as a disputed claim; and

    • (b) the claimant may, if he or she thinks fit, within 20 working days after the expiry of that period of 40 working days, bring an action for the disputed claim in any court of competent jurisdiction.

    (2) Any sum paid by the registered promoter in accordance with a judgment or order of the court in any such action is to be treated as paid within the period specified in section 58(2).