Electoral Amendment Act 2014

37 Section 209B amended (Offences relating to return of candidate donations)
  • Replace section 209B(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 candidate donations under section 209 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 candidate donations under section 209 after the late period; or

      • (b) fails to file a return of candidate donations under section 209.