(1) In this Division, unless the contrary intention appears:
"by-election" means an election of a member of the House of Representatives that is not part of a general election.
"election" means a general election or an election of Senators for a State or Territory.
(2) A reference in this Division to a gift made to or received by a group shall be read as a reference to a gift made to or received by a member of the group for the benefit of all of the members of the group.
(3) A reference in this Division to a gift made to or received by a candidate shall be read as not including a reference to a gift made to or received by the candidate for the benefit of a group of which the candidate is a member.
Note: Particulars provided under subsection 318(2) may be taken to be a return provided under this Division (see subsection 318(2A)).