Parliament of Canada Act

Version of section 35 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-05-31:

Marginal note:Disqualification

 If any member of the House of Commons

  • (a) accepts any office or commission, or is concerned or interested in any contract, agreement, service or work, that, by virtue of this Division, renders a person incapable of being elected to, or of sitting or voting in, the House of Commons, or

  • (b) knowingly sells to the Government of Canada any goods, wares or merchandise, or knowingly performs for the Government of Canada or for any of the officers of that Government any service, for which any public money of Canada is paid or to be paid,

whether the contract, agreement or sale is expressed or implied and whether the transaction is single or continuous, the seat of the member is thereby vacated and the member’s election is thenceforth void.

  • R.S., c. S-8, s. 17.
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