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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 349 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-06-12:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

election advertising

election advertising has the same meaning as in section 319. (publicité électorale)

election advertising expense

election advertising expense means an expense incurred in relation to

  • (a) the production of an election advertising message; and

  • (b) the acquisition of the means of transmission to the public of an election advertising message. (dépenses de publicité électorale)


expenses means

  • (a) amounts paid;

  • (b) liabilities incurred;

  • (c) the commercial value of property and services, other than volunteer labour, that are donated or provided; and

  • (d) amounts that represent the difference between an amount paid or a liability incurred for property and services, other than volunteer labour, and the commercial value of the property and services, when they are provided at less than their commercial value. (dépenses)


group means an unincorporated trade union, trade association or other group of persons acting together by mutual consent for a common purpose. (groupe)

third party

third party means a person or a group, other than a candidate, registered party or electoral district association of a registered party. (tiers)

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