Canada Elections Act

Version of section 422 from 2004-01-01 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Maximum election expenses

  •  (1) The maximum amount that is allowed for election expenses of a registered party for an election is the product of

    • (a) $0.70 multiplied by the number of names on the preliminary lists of electors for electoral districts in which the registered party has endorsed a candidate or by the number of names on the revised lists of electors for those electoral districts, whichever is greater, and

    • (b) the inflation adjustment factor published by the Chief Electoral Officer under section 414 that is in effect on the date of the issue of the writs for the election.

  • Marginal note:Amounts not included in election expenses

    (2) For the purpose of subsection (1), an election expense of a registered party does not include

    • (a) a transfer made by or on behalf of it to candidates in the election; or

    • (b) an expense incurred by it through a registered agent or person authorized under subsection 411(1) who was not acting within the scope of the registered agent’s authority.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 422;
  • 2003, c. 19, s. 32.
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