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

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Act current to 2019-02-28 and last amended on 2019-01-19. Previous Versions

PART 18Financial Administration (continued)

DIVISION 2Political Parties (continued)

SUBDIVISION ARegistration of Political Parties (continued)

Marginal note:Auditor — eligibility

  •  (1) Only the following are eligible to be an auditor for a registered party or an eligible party:

    • (a) a person who is a member in good standing of a corporation, association or institute of professional accountants; or

    • (b) a partnership of which every partner is a member in good standing of a corporation, association or institute of professional accountants.

  • Marginal note:Auditor — ineligibility

    (2) The following persons are ineligible to be an auditor:

    • (a) an election officer or a member of the staff of a returning officer;

    • (b) a candidate or their official agent;

    • (c) an officer of a registered party or an eligible party;

    • (d) a chief agent of a registered party or an eligible party;

    • (e) a registered agent of a registered party;

    • (f) an electoral district agent of a registered association;

    • (g) a nomination contestant or their financial agent;

    • (h) a leadership contestant or their leadership campaign agent; and

    • (i) a financial agent of a registered third party.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 398;
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86.

Marginal note:Consent

 A registered party and an eligible party shall obtain from its officers, chief agent and auditor, on appointment, their signed consent to act in that capacity.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 399;
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86.

Marginal note:Replacement of chief agent or auditor

  •  (1) In the event of the death, incapacity, resignation or ineligibility of its chief agent or auditor, or the revocation of the appointment of one, a registered party or eligible party shall without delay appoint a replacement.

  • Marginal note:Report of appointment

    (2) Within 30 days after the day on which the replacement is appointed, the registered party or eligible party shall inform the Chief Electoral Officer of the appointment by providing a report under subsection 405(1).

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 400;
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86.

Marginal note:Only one chief agent and auditor

 A registered party or eligible party shall have no more than one chief agent and one auditor at a time.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 401;
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86.

Marginal note:Minimum number of members

 A registered party and an eligible party shall have at least 250 members who are electors.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 402;
  • 2003, c. 19, s. 22;
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86.

Marginal note:Prohibition — officer

  •  (1) No person who is ineligible to be an officer of a registered party or an eligible party shall act in that capacity.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition — agent

    (2) No person who is ineligible to be a chief agent or registered agent of a registered party or an eligible party shall act in that capacity.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition — auditor

    (3) No person who is ineligible to be an auditor of a registered party or an eligible party shall act in that capacity.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 403;
  • 2001, c. 21, s. 21;
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86.

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