Canada Elections Act

Version of section 439 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Limits on expenses

  •  (1) The amount that may be spent on providing notice of meetings that are to be held during an election period for the principal purpose of nominating a candidate for an election in an electoral district cannot be more than 1% of the maximum election expenses

    • (a) that were allowed for a candidate in that electoral district during the immediately preceding general election, if the boundaries for the electoral district have not changed since then; or

    • (b) that the Chief Electoral Officer determines, in any other case.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition on official agents, candidates and authorized persons

    (2) No candidate, official agent of a candidate or person who is authorized under paragraph 446(c) to enter into contracts shall incur or cause to be incurred expenses on account of notices referred to in subsection (1) that are in excess of the amount determined under that subsection.

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