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Contents

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Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS AND REVISION OF REGISTERS

Part III ELECTIONS

UNCONTESTED ELECTIONS

CONTESTED ELECTIONS

POSTPONEMENT AND ADJOURNMENT OF ELECTIONS

CORRUPT PRACTICES

ELECTION AGENT, ELECTION EXPENSES AND ILLEGAL PRACTICES

EXCUSE FOR CORRUPT AND ILLEGAL PRACTICE

GROUNDS FOR AVOIDING ELECTIONS

Part IV APPLICATIONS FOR AVOIDANCE OF ELECTION

Part V GENERAL

FIRST SCHEDULE

SECOND SCHEDULE Directions for guidance of voters in voting

THIRD SCHEDULE Election expenses

FOURTH SCHEDULE Parliamentary Elections (Application for Avoidance of Election) Rules

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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Expenses in excess of maximum to be illegal practice
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—(1)  Subject to such exception as may be allowed in pursuance of this Act, no sum shall be paid and no expense shall be incurred by a candidate at an election or his election agent, whether before, during, or after an election, on account of or in respect of the conduct or management of the election, in excess of the amount determined in accordance with the Third Schedule.
(1A)  There shall not be included in the amount specified in subsection (1) any expenditure incurred by the candidate for his personal expenses, nor the fee, if any, paid to the election agent not exceeding $500.
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(2)  Any candidate or election agent who knowingly acts in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an illegal practice.
(3)  The Minister may by order amend the Third Schedule; and every such order shall be presented to Parliament as soon as possible after publication in the Gazette.
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(4)  Where a writ of election has been issued under section 24 for an election in any electoral division, no order under subsection (3) shall be made until after the day of nomination or, if a poll is to be taken, until after polling day of that election.
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