Electoral Amendment Act 2014

32 Section 206N amended (Offences relating to return of party's election expenses)
  • Replace section 206N(1) with:

    • (1) A party secretary 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 206I 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 party secretary is guilty of a corrupt practice who, without reasonable excuse,—

      • (a) files a return of election expenses under section 206I after the late period; or

      • (b) fails to file a return of election expenses under section 206I.