Electoral Amendment Act 2017

102 New section 206LA inserted (Auditor’s report on return of party’s allocation expenses)

After section 206L, insert:

206LA Auditor’s report on return of party’s allocation expenses

(1)

A party secretary must arrange for the auditor appointed under section 206J to prepare a report on the return required by section 206IA.

(2)

The auditor must make any examinations that the auditor considers necessary.

(3)

The auditor—

(a)

must have access at all reasonable times to all records, documents, and accounts that relate to the expenses funded from the party’s allocation; and

(b)

may require the party secretary to provide any information and explanations that, in the auditor’s opinion, may be necessary to enable the auditor to prepare the report.