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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 511 from 2019-04-01 to 2019-06-13:


Marginal note:Commissioner may institute a prosecution

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

  • Marginal note:Information

    (2) A prosecution for an offence under this Act is instituted by the laying of an information in writing and under oath before a justice, as defined in section 2 of the Criminal Code.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 511
  • 2003, c. 19, s. 62
  • 2006, c. 9, s. 130
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 360
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