The Prevention of Electoral Abuses Act, 1923

Certain expenditure to be illegal payment.

17.—Every person who knowingly provides money for any payment which is contrary to the provisions of this Act, or for any expenses incurred in excess of any maximum amount allowed by this Act, or for replacing any money expended in any such payment or expenses shall be guilty of illegal payment, unless such payment is allowed in pursuance of this Act to be an exception.