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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 403.21 from 2004-01-01 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Procedure for non-voluntary deregistration

  •  (1) If the Chief Electoral Officer believes on reasonable grounds that a registered association or its financial agent has omitted to perform any obligation referred to in section 403.18 or 403.19, the Chief Electoral Officer shall, in writing, notify the chief executive officer and the financial agent of the association that the association or financial agent must

    • (a) rectify the omission by the discharge of those obligations within 30 days after receipt of the notice; or

    • (b) satisfy the Chief Electoral Officer that the omission was not the result of negligence or a lack of good faith.

  • Marginal note:Extension or exemption

    (2) If paragraph (1)(b) applies, the Chief Electoral Officer may amend the notice by

    • (a) exempting, in whole or in part, the recipients of the notice from complying with the obligations referred to in section 403.18 or 403.19; or

    • (b) specifying a period for compliance with the obligations referred to in paragraph (1)(a).

  • Marginal note:Copy of notice

    (3) A copy of any notice or amendment under subsection (1) or (2) shall be sent to the leader and the chief agent of the registered party with which the registered association is affiliated.

  • Marginal note:Deregistration

    (4) The Chief Electoral Officer may deregister a registered association if the association or its financial agent fails to comply with a notice referred to in subsection (1) or with an amended notice under subsection (2).

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 23
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