Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Conduct) Ordinance Long title
Gazette Number Version Date E.R. 2 of 2012 02/08/2012
An Ordinance to prohibit corrupt conduct and illegal conduct at elections; to regulate electoral advertising; to impose requirements with respect to the receipt of donations and the expenditure of money at or in connection with elections; and to provide for related matters. [3 March 2000] L.N. 55 of 2000 (Enacting provision omitted—E.R. 2 of 2012) (Originally 10 of 2000) (*Format changes—E.R. 2 of 2012) _________________________________________________________________________________
Note: * The format of the whole Ordinance has been updated to the current legislative styles.
E.R. 2 of 2012
Section: (1) (2)
E.R. 2 of 2012
This Ordinance may be cited as the Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Conduct) Ordinance. (Omitted as spent—E.R. 2 of 2012) 2 Interpretation E.R. 2 of 2012 02/08/2012
(1) In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires- (Amended 21 of 2001 s. 77) advantage (利益) means(a) any valuable consideration, gift or loan; or (b) any office, employment or contract; or (c) the full or partial payment, release, discharge or liquidation of an obligation; or (d) the exercise of or forbearance from exercising a right or power; or (e) the performance of or forbearance from performing a duty; or (f) any favour, including(i) giving protection from a liability incurred or anticipated; and (ii) giving protection from proceedings or possible proceedings of a disciplinary, civil or criminal nature; or (g) any other service (other than voluntary service or the provision of entertainment), but does not include an election donation if particulars of the donation are given in an election return that has been lodged with the appropriate authority; appropriate authority (有關主管當局) means(a) in the case of an election to...