Canada Elections Act

Version of section 409 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Personal expenses of a candidate

  •  (1) Personal expenses of a candidate are his or her electoral campaign expenses, other than election expenses, that are reasonably incurred in relation to his or her campaign and include

    • (a) travel and living expenses;

    • (b) childcare expenses;

    • (c) expenses relating to the provision of care for a person with a physical or mental incapacity for whom the candidate normally provides such care; and

    • (d) in the case of a candidate who has a disability, additional personal expenses that are related to the disability.

  • Marginal note:Categories and maximums

    (2) The Chief Electoral Officer may establish categories of personal expenses and fix maximum amounts that may be incurred for expenses in each category.

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