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

Act current to 2015-08-30 and last amended on 2015-08-02. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Publication
  •  (1) If a registered association is deregistered for any reason other than the deregistration of the registered 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.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 471;
  • 2003, c. 19, s. 54;
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86.
Marginal note:Effect of deregistration

 An electoral district association that is deregistered continues to have the obligations of a registered association for the purpose of section 473.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 472;
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86.
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 475.4(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.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 473;
  • 2003, c. 19, s. 55;
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86.

Subdivision bFinancial 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 this Act.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 474;
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86.
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) Subject to section 348.02, 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, borrowing

    (3) No person or entity, other than an electoral district agent of a registered association, shall accept contributions to the registered association or borrow money on its behalf.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition — accepting or providing goods, services or funds

    (4) No person or entity, other than the financial agent of a registered association, shall, on behalf of the registered association,

    • (a) accept a provision of goods or services, or a transfer of funds, if the provision or transfer is permitted under section 364; or

    • (b) provide goods or services, or transfer funds, if the provision or transfer is permitted under that section.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 475;
  • 2014, c. 12, ss. 86, 155.