Part 7 Offences

121 Illegal nomination, etc

Every person commits an offence, and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,000, who—

(a)

consents to being nominated as a candidate for an elective office knowing that he or she is incapable under any Act of holding that office; or

(b)

signs a nomination paper purporting to nominate as a candidate a person who is, to the knowledge of the person signing, incapable under any Act of holding that office; or

(c)

signs a nomination paper purporting to nominate another person as a candidate knowing that he or she is not qualified to vote at the election of the person named in the nomination paper as the candidate.

Compare: 1976 No 144 s 53

Section 121: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).