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

Act current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2016-01-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Maximum election expenses allowed
  •  (1) The election expenses limit that is allowed for a candidate’s election expenses in an electoral district is the product of the base amount for an electoral district determined under section 477.5 and the inflation adjustment factor referred to in section 384 on the day on which the writ is issued.

  • Marginal note:Election period longer than 37 days

    (2) If an election period is longer than 37 days, then the election expenses limit calculated under subsection (1) is increased by adding to it the product of

    • (a) one thirty-seventh of the election expenses limit calculated under subsection (1), and

    • (b) the number of days in the election period minus 37.

  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86.
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