Electoral Finance Act 2007

Before its repeal, this Act was administered by: Ministry of Justice
  • repealed
61 Offences relating to return of third party donations
  • (1) Every financial agent who fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with section 58 commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $40,000.

    (2) Every financial agent who files a return under section 58 that is false in any material particular is guilty of—

    • (a) a corrupt practice if the financial agent filed the return knowing it to be false in any material particular:

    • (b) an illegal practice in any other case unless the financial agent proves—

      • (i) that he or she had no intention to misstate or conceal the facts; and

      • (ii) that he or she took all reasonable steps in the circumstances to ensure that the information in the return was accurate.