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Schedule 2—Offences

Schedule 2 Offences

   

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

1  Subsection 287H(3)

After “any electoral expenditure”, insert “, or fundraise any amounts for the purpose of incurring electoral expenditure,”.

2  Subsection 287H(3) (penalty)

After “electoral expenditure incurred”, insert “, or fundraised,”.

3  Subsection 329(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (4)  A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence.

Penalty:

                     (a)  if the person is a natural person—imprisonment for 3 years or 100 penalty units, or both; or

                     (b)  if the person is a body corporate—500 penalty units.

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984

4  Subsection 122(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (4)  A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence.

Penalty:

                     (a)  if the person is a natural person—imprisonment for 3 years or 100 penalty units, or both; or

                     (b)  if the person is a body corporate—500 penalty units.

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