Canada Elections Act

Version of section 404 from 2014-12-19 to 2019-05-07:


Marginal note:Prohibition — fundamental purpose

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall act or continue to act as an officer of a registered party or an eligible party if

    • (a) they know that the party does not have as one of its fundamental purposes participating in public affairs by endorsing one or more of its members as candidates and supporting their election; and

    • (b) the party has not made an application for deregistration under section 414.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) A person referred to in subsection (1) may sign an application for deregistration under section 414.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 404
  • 2001, c. 27, s. 214
  • 2003, c. 19, s. 24
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86
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