Canada Elections Act

Version of section 368 from 2004-05-14 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Eligibility for registration

 A political party whose leader has made an application under subsection 366(1) becomes eligible for registration if

  • (a) its name, short-form name, abbreviation or logo does not

    • (i) so resemble the name, short-form name, abbreviation or logo of a registered party or an eligible party that it would, in the Chief Electoral Officer’s opinion, likely be confused with it, or

    • (ii) include the word “independent” or a word that so resembles “independent” that it would, in the Chief Electoral Officer’s opinion, likely be confused with it;

  • (b) the party has at least three officers in addition to its leader and has appointed a chief agent and an auditor; and

  • (c) the Chief Electoral Officer is satisfied that the party has provided the information required under subsection 366(2) and that the information is accurate.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 368;
  • 2004, c. 24, s. 4.
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