Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada


Canada Elections Act

Version of section 421 from 2014-12-19 to 2020-03-05:

Marginal note:Application for merger

  •  (1) Two or more registered parties may, at any time other than during the period beginning 30 days before the issue of a writ for an election and ending on polling day, apply to the Chief Electoral Officer to become a merged registered party.

  • Marginal note:Contents

    (2) An application to merge two or more registered parties shall

    • (a) be certified by the leaders of the merging parties;

    • (b) be accompanied by a resolution from each of the merging parties approving the proposed merger; and

    • (c) contain the information required from a political party to become a registered party, except for the information referred to in paragraph 385(2)(i).

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 421
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86
Date modified: