Electoral (Amendment) (Political Funding) Act 2012

Donations by intermediaries.

11.— The Act of 1997 is amended by inserting the following new section after section 23AA (inserted by section 10 of the Electoral (Amendment) (Political Funding) Act 2012):

“23AB.— A person who makes a donation on behalf of another person shall notify in writing—

(a) the member of either House of the Oireachtas,

(b) the member of the European Parliament,

(c) the candidate at a Dáil, Seanad or European election,

(d) the political party,

(e) the third party, or

(f) the accounting unit,

to whom the donation is made—

(i) that the donation is made on behalf of a person other than the person making the donation, and

(ii) the name, description and postal address of the person on whose behalf the donation is made.”.