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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 496 from 2014-06-19 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Strict liability offences — summary conviction

  •  (1) Every person is guilty of an offence who, being a third party, contravenes

    • (a) any of subsections 350(1) to (4) (exceeding election advertising expense limits);

    • (b) section 352 (failure to identify self in advertisement);

    • (c) subsection 353(1) (failure to register);

    • (d) section 354 (failure to appoint financial agent) or subsection 355(1) (failure to appoint auditor);

    • (e) subsection 357(3) (use of anonymous contributions) or section 358 (use of foreign contributions); or

    • (f) subsection 359(1) (failure to file election advertising report) or 359(9) (failure to provide bills or receipts on request).

  • Marginal note:Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

    (2) Every person is guilty of an offence who, being a third party, wilfully contravenes

    • (a) any of subsections 350(1) to (4) or section 351 (exceeding or circumventing election advertising expense limits);

    • (b) subsection 353(1) (failure to register); or

    • (c) subsection 359(1) (failure to file election advertising report).

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 496
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 97
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