Electoral Amendment Act 2014

40 Section 210D amended (Offences relating to return of party donations)
  • (1) Replace section 210D(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,—

      • (a) files a return of party donations under section 210 during the late period:

      • (b) files a return of party donations under section 210C during the late period.

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

      • (a) files a return of party donations under section 210 or 210C after the late period; or

      • (b) fails to file a return of party donations under—

        • (i) section 210:

        • (ii) section 210C.

    (2) After section 210D(2), insert:

    • (3) In this section, late period, in relation to the filing of a return, means 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.