Mallard ruled in breach of Electoral Finance Act

Labour Minister has joined the Labour Party in being found by electoral authorities to have breached the .

Chief Electoral Officer Robert Peden has ruled that Trevor’s van is an election advertisement and needs authorisation.

This means it is also arguable that the cost of the van as an advertisement is also an election expense and should be included in his $20,000 spending cap. One can be sure there will be scrutiny of his election return.

Those who forced this law on New Zealand, are the ones who keep breaking it. Now what is the word for that again?

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