April 6 Deadline For Candidates To Declare Election Expenses

Candidates who contested the February 25 general election have until April 6 to file returns on their expenses with the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ). 

The ECJ issued a reminder in the media yesterday.

Under the law, candidates or their agents must file an election return with the Returning Office of their constituency six weeks after the date of the election.

Under section 101 of the Representation of the People Act, any candidate or agent who fails to do so or does so falsely, commits an offence and is liable to a fine or imprisonment.

Read more at http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20160314/april-6-deadline-candidates-declare-election-expenses

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