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Parliament of Canada Act

Version of section 36 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-05-31:

Marginal note:Penalty

  •  (1) Any person who, by this Division, is declared ineligible to be a member of the House of Commons or is disqualified from sitting or voting therein or, having been duly elected, is disqualified pursuant to section 35 from continuing to be such a member or continuing to so sit or vote, and who nevertheless sits or votes in the House of Commons or continues to do so, shall forfeit the sum of two hundred dollars for each day on which the person so sits or votes.

  • Marginal note:Recovery of penalty

    (2) A sum forfeited by any person under subsection (1) is recoverable from that person by any person who sues for it in any court of competent civil jurisdiction in Canada.

  • R.S., c. S-8, s. 18

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