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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 444 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Claim for payment

  •  (1) A person who has a claim to be paid for an expense in relation to an electoral campaign shall send the invoice or other document evidencing the claim to

    • (a) the candidate’s official agent; or

    • (b) the candidate, if there is no official agent.

  • Marginal note:Bar to recovery

    (2) A claimant is barred from recovery of a claim to be paid if the invoice or other document evidencing the claim is sent more than three months after

    • (a) the day set for polling day; or

    • (b) the publication of a notice of the withdrawal or deemed withdrawal of the writ for the election in the Canada Gazette, in any other case.

  • Marginal note:Deceased claimant

    (3) If a claimant dies before the end of the three-month period, a new three-month period begins, for the purposes of subsection (1), on the day on which the claimant’s legal representative becomes entitled to act for the claimant.

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