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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 357 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-06-12:

Marginal note:Authorization by financial agent for expenses, etc.

  •  (1) Every contribution made during an election period to a registered third party for election advertising purposes must be accepted by, and every election advertising expense incurred on behalf of a third party must be authorized by, its financial agent.

  • Marginal note:Delegation

    (2) A financial agent may authorize a person to accept contributions or incur election advertising expenses, but that authorization does not limit the responsibility of the financial agent.

  • Marginal note:Prohibited use of certain contributions

    (3) No third party shall use a contribution for election advertising if the third party does not know the name and address of the contributor or is otherwise unable to determine within which class of contributor referred to in subsection 359(6) they fall.

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