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

Act current to 2014-10-27 and last amended on 2014-10-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Only one financial agent and auditor

 A registered association shall have no more than one financial agent and one auditor at a time.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Prohibition — agents
  •  (1) No person who is not eligible to be a financial agent or an electoral district agent of a registered association shall so act.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition — auditor

    (2) No person who is not eligible to be an auditor of a registered association shall so act.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:New auditor or financial agent
  •  (1) Within 30 days after a change in the information referred to in subsection 403.02(1) other than paragraph 403.02(1)(b), a registered association shall report the change in writing to the Chief Electoral Officer. The report must be certified by the chief executive officer of the association.

  • Marginal note:New auditor or financial agent

    (2) A report under subsection (1) that involves the replacement of the auditor or financial agent of the registered association must include a copy of the signed consent obtained under section 403.12.

  • Marginal note:Registration of change

    (3) The Chief Electoral Officer shall enter any change in the information referred to in this section in the registry of electoral district associations.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Confirmation of registration yearly

 On or before May 31 of every year, unless an election campaign is in process in that electoral district on that date, in which case the date shall be July 31, a registered association shall provide the Chief Electoral Officer with

  • (a) a statement certified by its chief executive officer confirming the validity of the information concerning that association in the registry of electoral district associations; or

  • (b) if there is a change in that information, the report made under subsection 403.16(1) of the change.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.

Deregistration of Registered Associations

Marginal note:Deregistration — failure to provide documents

 The Chief Electoral Officer may deregister a registered association if the association fails to provide

  • (a) confirmation under section 403.17 of the validity of the registered information;

  • (b) any of the documents referred to in subsection 403.16(1) or (2) with respect to a replacement of its auditor or financial agent;

  • (c) a report under subsection 403.09(2) concerning the appointment of an electoral district agent;

  • (d) a report under subsection 403.16(1) of a change in any other registered information;

  • (e) any of the documents referred to in section 403.05; or

  • (f) a report that is required to be filed under subsection 478.02(1).

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23.