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

Act current to 2014-06-12 and last amended on 2014-04-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Notice of deregistration
  •  (1) If the Chief Electoral Officer deregisters a registered association under section 403.2 or subsection 403.21(4), the Chief Electoral Officer shall so notify in writing by registered mail or by a method of courier service that provides proof of mailing, a record while in transit and a record of delivery, the association and the registered party with which it is affiliated.

  • Marginal note:Date of deregistration

    (2) The notice under subsection (1) shall specify the effective date of the deregistration, which shall be at least 15 days after the day on which the notice is sent.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Publication
  •  (1) If a registered association is deregistered for any reason other than the deregistration of the political party with which it is affiliated, the Chief Electoral Officer shall without delay cause a notice of deregistration to be published in the Canada Gazette.

  • Marginal note:Entry of deregistration in registry of electoral district associations

    (2) The Chief Electoral Officer shall indicate any deregistration of a registered association in the registry of electoral district associations.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Effect of deregistration

 A deregistered electoral district association continues to have the obligations of a registered association for the application of section 403.26.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Fiscal period and returns

 The financial agent of a deregistered electoral district association shall, within six months after the day of its deregistration, provide the Chief Electoral Officer with the documents referred to in subsection 403.35(1) for

  • (a) the portion of its current fiscal period ending on the day of its deregistration; and

  • (b) any earlier fiscal period for which those documents have not already been provided under that subsection.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.

Financial Administration of Registered Associations

General

Marginal note:Duty of financial agent

 The financial agent of a registered association is responsible for administering its financial transactions and for reporting on them, in accordance with the provisions of this Act.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Prohibition — paying expenses
  •  (1) No person or entity, other than an electoral district agent of a registered association, shall pay the registered association’s expenses.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition — incurring expenses

    (2) No person or entity, other than an electoral district agent of a registered association, shall incur the registered association’s expenses.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition — accepting contributions

    (3) No person, other than an electoral district agent of a registered association shall accept contributions to the registered association.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition — transfers

    (4) No person, other than the financial agent of a registered association, shall accept or make transfers of goods or funds on behalf of the association.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.