Electoral Amendment Act 2014

30 Section 205N amended (Offences relating to return of candidate's election expenses)
  • Replace section 205N(1) with:

    • (1) A candidate commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $40,000 who, without reasonable excuse, files a return of election expenses under section 205K during the period commencing on the day after the date on which the return is required to be filed and ending on the day that is 15 working days later (the late period).

    • (1A) A candidate is guilty of a corrupt practice who, without reasonable excuse,—

      • (a) files a return of election expenses under section 205K after the late period; or

      • (b) fails to file a return of election expenses under section 205K.