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Quarterly Allowances

The Chief Electoral Officer shall determine, for each quarter of a calendar year, an allowance payable to a registered party whose candidates at the most recent general election before that quater received at least,

(a) two per cent of the number of valid votes cast; or

(b) five per cent of the number of valid votes cast in the electoral districts in which the registered party endorsed a candidate.

Allowances are distributed by quarter:

  • Quarter 1 - January to March
  • Quarter 2 - April to June
  • Quarter 3 - July to September
  • Quarter 4 - October to December
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