440. Every contribution made contrary to this chapter shall, not later than 30 days after the fact is known, be returned to the contributor.
Despite the first paragraph, if the contributor cannot be found or has been convicted of contravening any of sections 429 to 431 and 436, the contribution or the amount at which it is evaluated shall be remitted to the treasurer to be paid into the general fund of the municipality.
However, a contribution or part of a contribution made contrary to this chapter need not be remitted to the contributor if five years have elapsed since the contribution was made.
1987, c. 57, s. 440; 2009, c. 11, s. 51; 2010, c. 36, s. 7.