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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 511 from 2004-01-01 to 2006-12-11:

Marginal note:Commissioner may prosecute

  •  (1) If the Commissioner believes on reasonable grounds that an offence under this Act has been committed and is of the view that the public interest justifies it, the Commissioner may institute a prosecution or cause one to be instituted.

  • Marginal note:Search and seizure

    (2) For the purposes of section 487 of the Criminal Code, any person charged by the Commissioner with duties relating to the administration or enforcement of this Act is deemed to be a public officer.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 511
  • 2003, c. 19, s. 62
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