463. Any advertising copy, object or material relating to an election shall bear the name of the printer or manufacturer and the name and title of the official agent or deputy who caused it to be printed or manufactured.
Any advertisement relating to an election published in a newspaper or other publication must mention the name and title of the official agent or deputy who caused it to be published.
In the case of an advertisement relating to an election broadcast on the radio or television or produced using any other medium or information technology, the name and title of the official agent or deputy, as the case may be, must be mentioned at the beginning or at the end of the advertisement.
Any advertising copy, object or material, advertisement or publicity that relates to an election and is used jointly by authorized independent candidates must include the information required under the first three paragraphs and the name of each independent candidate in whose behalf the official agent is acting, with the words “independent candidate” next to it.
Any goods or services all or part of the cost of which constitutes an election expense shall be deemed to relate to an election.
1987, c. 57, s. 463; 1999, c. 40, s. 114; 2002, c. 37, s. 190; 2009, c. 11, s. 52.