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  • repealed
  • Electoral Referendum Act 2010: repealed, on 11 June 2012 (being on the close of the day that is 6 months after the date on which the result of the referendum was declared), by section 5(1).
71 Punishment for corrupt or illegal practice
  • (1) Every person who is guilty of a corrupt practice is liable on conviction on indictment to either or both of the following:

    • (a) a term of imprisonment not exceeding 2 years:

    • (b) a fine not exceeding $100,000.

    (2) Every person who is guilty of an illegal practice is liable on conviction on indictment to a fine not exceeding $40,000.

    (3) Section 100 of the 1993 Act applies to a person who is guilty of a corrupt practice under this Act as if the person were guilty of a corrupt practice under the 1993 Act and the reference to an election petition were a reference to a referendum petition tried by the High Court under section 25 of this Act.