Canada Elections Act (S.C. 2000, c. 9)

Act current to 2014-12-15 and last amended on 2014-10-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Only one registered association per district

 A registered party may not have more than one registered association in an electoral district.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Election period — contributions and expenses

 No electoral district association of a registered party shall, during an election period, incur expenses for election advertising, as defined in section 319.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Statement of assets and liabilities

 Within six months after becoming a registered association, the association shall provide the Chief Electoral Officer with

  • (a) a statement, prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, of its assets and liabilities, including any surplus or deficit, as of the day before the effective date of the registration; and

  • (b) a declaration in the prescribed form by the financial agent of the registered association that the statement is complete and accurate.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Prohibition — declaration concerning statement

 No financial agent of a registered association shall make a declaration referred to in paragraph 403.05(b) if the agent knows or ought reasonably to have known that the statement referred to in paragraph 403.05(a) is not complete and accurate.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Annual fiscal period

 The fiscal period of a registered association is the calendar year.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Adjustment of fiscal period for newly registered associations

 Without delay after becoming registered, a registered association shall, if necessary, vary its fiscal period so that it ends at the end of the calendar year. The then current fiscal period may not be less than 6 months or more than 18 months.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Registry of electoral district associations

 The Chief Electoral Officer shall maintain a registry of electoral district associations that contains the information referred to in subsection 403.02(1).

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Appointments
  •  (1) A registered association may, subject to any terms and conditions that it specifies, appoint, as electoral district agents, persons who are authorized by the association to accept contributions and to incur and pay expenses on behalf of the association.

  • Marginal note:Report of appointment

    (2) Within 30 days after the appointment of an electoral district agent, the registered association shall provide the Chief Electoral Officer with a written report, certified by its financial agent, that includes the name and address of the person appointed and any terms and conditions to which the appointment is subject. The Chief Electoral Officer shall enter that information in the registry of electoral district associations.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.