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Greens, billboard non-compliant promoter statement

Electoral Commission decision 2008-06, Green Party, billboard non-compliant promoter statements

Dated: 12 June 2008

Decision Number: 2008-06
Subject: Billboard displayed on the corner of Old Hutt Road and Ngaio Gorge Road, Wellington, promoting the Green Party

Findings and Determination: The promoter statement on a billboard in Wellington promoting the Green Party did not contain the correct address but the offence is so inconsequential to the public interest that the matter will not be reported to the Police.

Contravention of sections 63(2)(a) and 65(1)(b) of the Electoral Finance Act 2007, by failure to display the residential address of the promoter, amounting to offences under sections 63(4) and 65(4) of the Act. For the purposes of section 70 the offence is so inconsequential there is no public interest in reporting the facts to the Police.

This headnote does not form part of the decision.


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