Canada Elections Act

Version of section 382 from 2004-05-14 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Change in information

  •  (1) Within 30 days after a change in the information on a registered party or an eligible party in the registry of parties, the party shall, in writing, report the change to the Chief Electoral Officer. The report must be certified by the leader of the party.

  • Marginal note:New name, abbreviation or logo

    (2) A report of a change in the information referred to in paragraphs 366(2)(a) to (c) must include a copy of the resolution of the party to make the change. If the changed information complies with subparagraph 368(a)(i) or (ii), the change is deemed to be effective as of

    • (a) the day after polling day, in the case of a report made during an election period; and

    • (b) the day on which the report was made, in any other case.

  • Marginal note:New leader

    (3) A report of a change of leader for a party must include a copy of the resolution of the party to appoint the new leader, certified by the new leader and another officer of the party.

  • Marginal note:New officer, chief agent or auditor

    (4) A report under subsection (1) that involves the replacement of an officer, the chief agent or the auditor must include a copy of the consent referred to in section 378.

  • Marginal note:Registration of change

    (5) The Chief Electoral Officer shall enter any change in the information referred to in this section in the registry of parties.

  • Marginal note:Entry in registry of electoral district associations

    (6) The Chief Electoral Officer shall enter any change in the information referred to in subsection (2) in the registry of electoral district associations.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 382;
  • 2003, c. 19, s. 12;
  • 2004, c. 24, s. 14.
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