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

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

Marginal note:Consent

 A leadership contestant shall obtain from the financial agent or auditor, on appointment, their signed consent to so act.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 40.
Marginal note:Replacement of financial agent or auditor

 In the event of the death, incapacity, resignation or revocation of the appointment of the financial agent or auditor, a leadership contestant shall without delay appoint a replacement.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 40.
Marginal note:Only one financial agent and auditor

 A leadership contestant shall have no more than one financial agent and one auditor at a time.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 40.
Marginal note:Prohibition — agents
  •  (1) No person who is not eligible to be the financial agent or a leadership campaign agent of a leadership contestant shall so act.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition — auditor

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

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 40.
Marginal note:Changes in registered information
  •  (1) Within 30 days after a change in the information referred to in subsection 435.06(1), a leadership contestant shall report the change in writing to the Chief Electoral Officer.

  • 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 leadership contestant must include a copy of the signed consent obtained under section 435.11.

  • 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 leadership contestants.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 40.
Marginal note:Withdrawal of a leadership contestant

 A leadership contestant who withdraws from the leadership contest shall file with the Chief Electoral Officer a statement in writing to that effect signed by the contestant and indicating the date of the withdrawal. The Chief Electoral Officer shall indicate the withdrawal in the registry of leadership contestants.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 40.
Marginal note:Notice of withdrawal of acceptance

 A registered party that withdraws its acceptance of a leadership contestant shall file with the Chief Electoral Officer a statement in writing to that effect signed by the chief agent of the party and indicating the date of the withdrawal. The Chief Electoral Officer shall enter the withdrawal of acceptance in the registry of leadership contestants.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 40.