Electoral Act, 1997

Inspection of documents furnished to Public Offices Commission.

73.—The Public Offices Commission shall retain at the office of the Commission for a period of 3 years—

(a) every copy of a statement and auditor's report furnished to it under section 20 ,

(b) every notification furnished under section 23 and every statement and declaration furnished under section 24 or 48 , and

(c) every statement of election expenses and declaration furnished pursuant to section 36 or 56 together with the relevant invoices and receipts and copies of any relevant court orders,

and shall permit any person to inspect such documents, free of charge, and to take a copy thereof or an extract therefrom on payment of a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of copying, at such times and subject to such conditions as the Commission considers appropriate.