REFERENDUM ACT - 1977 (SMCD 143).

    Section - 10 - Treating.

    A person commits the offence of treating-

    (a) if he corruptly by himself or by any other person either before, during or after a referendum directly or indirectly gives or provides or pays wholly or in part the expenses of giving or providing any meat, drink, entertainment or provision to or for any person;

    (i) for the purposes of corruptly influencing that person or any other person to vote or refrain from voting; or

    (ii) on account of that person or any other person having voted or refrained from voting or being about to vote or refrain from voting;

    (b) if he corruptly accepts or takes any meat, drink, entertainment or provision offered in the circumstances and for the purposes mentioned in paragraph (a) of this section.