Canada Elections Act

Version of section 435.1 from 2004-01-01 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Auditor — eligibility

  •  (1) Only the following are eligible to be an auditor for a leadership contestant:

    • (a) a person who is a member in good standing of a corporation, an association or an institute of professional accountants; or

    • (b) a partnership of which every partner is a member in good standing of a corporation, an association or an institute of professional accountants.

  • Marginal note:Auditor — ineligible persons

    (2) The following persons are not eligible to be an auditor for a leadership contestant:

    • (a) election officers and members of the staff of returning officers;

    • (b) chief agents of registered parties or eligible parties and registered agents of registered parties;

    • (c) candidates and official agents of candidates;

    • (d) electoral district agents of registered associations;

    • (e) leadership contestants and their leadership campaign agents;

    • (f) nomination contestants and their financial agents; and

    • (g) financial agents of registered third parties.

  • Marginal note:Where member of partnership appointed as agent

    (3) A person may be appointed as agent for a leadership contestant notwithstanding that the person is a member of a partnership that has been appointed as an auditor, in accordance with the Act for the registered party.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 40.
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