Canada Elections Act

Version of section 460 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Refusal or failure of official agent

  •  (1) A judge dealing with an application under section 459 or 461 who is satisfied that a candidate or an official agent has not provided the documents referred to in subsection 451(1) in accordance with this Act because of a refusal by, or a failure of, the official agent or a predecessor of the official agent shall, by order served personally, require the official agent or that predecessor to appear before the judge.

  • Marginal note:Show cause orders

    (2) The judge shall, unless the official agent or predecessor on his or her appearance shows cause why an order should not be issued, order in writing that he or she

    • (a) do anything that the judge considers appropriate in order to remedy the refusal or failure; or

    • (b) be examined concerning any information that pertains to the refusal or failure.

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