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Referral to the Police - Wayne Walford

Referral to the Police 21 July 2014

21 July 2014 News items

On 21 July 2014, the Electoral Commission referred Wayne Walford, National Party candidate for Napier, to Police for displaying election advertising on a signwritten vehicle promoting his candidacy and the National Party.

It is the Electoral Commission’s view that the vehicle signage constitutes a breach of sections 204F and 204H of the Electoral Act as it did not include a promoter statement and was not authorised in writing by the party secretary.

As this matter is now with the Police, the Electoral Commission will not be commenting further.


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