—(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.
(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.
(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.