29. The expenditures incurred before a referendum period for the purchase or production of literature, objects or advertising material or radio or television programs, used or broadcast during the referendum period for the purposes contemplated by the definition of the expression “regulated expenses” are regulated expenses.
These expenses are deemed to have been made by the official agent during the referendum period if he has authorized that use or broadcast.
The expenses are accounted for according to a method based on the frequency of use or broadcast during the referendum period in relation to the frequency of use or broadcast before and during the referendum period.
1978, c. 6, s. 29; 1982, c. 31, s. 106; 1984, c. 51, s. 536.