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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 499 from 2019-06-13 to 2020-09-09:


Marginal note:Strict liability offence — summary conviction

  •  (1) Every person who contravenes subsection 548(1) (removal of posted election documents) is guilty of an offence.

  • Marginal note:Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

    (2) Every person is guilty of an offence who

    • (a) knowingly contravenes subsection 549(3) (making false declaration in solemn declaration or affidavit) or 549(4) (compelling or inducing false declaration); or

    • (b) being a candidate, knowingly contravenes section 550 (signing document that limits freedom of action in Parliament).

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 499
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 345
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