—(1) The candidate at an election may pay any personal expenses incurred by him on account of or in connection with or incidental to the election to an amount not exceeding $1,000, but any further personal expenses so incurred by him shall be paid by his election agent.
(2) The candidate shall send to the election agent within the time limited by this Act for sending in claims a written statement of the amount of personal expenses paid by the candidate.
(3) The personal expenses of a candidate include his reasonable travelling expenses, and the reasonable expenses of his living at hotels or elsewhere for the purposes of the election.
(4) If so authorised in writing by the election agent of a candidate (referred to in this subsection as candidate A) —
any person may pay any necessary expense for stationery, postage, telephonic communication (or any other similar means of communication) and other petty expenses; or
the political party for whom candidate A is standing for election (or an officer thereof authorised by the party to act on its behalf) may pay any expenses incurred on account of or in respect of the conduct or management of the election of candidate A,
to a total amount not exceeding that named in the authority, but any excess above the total amount so named shall be paid by the election agent of candidate A.
(5) A statement of the particulars of payments made by any person or political party so authorised under subsection (4) shall be sent to the election agent within the time limited by this Act for the sending in of claims, and shall be vouched for by a bill containing the receipt of that person or political party, as the case may be.