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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 375 from 2019-06-13 to 2023-09-13:


Marginal note:Electoral campaign expenses

  •  (1) An electoral campaign expense of a candidate is an expense reasonably incurred as an incidence of the election, including

    • (a) an election expense;

    • (a.1) a litigation expense;

    • (a.2) travel and living expenses;

    • (a.3) an accessibility expense;

    • (b) a personal expense; and

    • (c) any fees of an auditor appointed under subsection 477.1(2) that have not been reimbursed by the Receiver General.

  • Marginal note:Exclusions — administrative monetary penalties, etc.

    (2) For greater certainty, none of the following is an electoral campaign expense:

    • (a) the amount of any administrative monetary penalty imposed under Part 19;

    • (b) any amount that is required to be paid under a compliance agreement entered into under Part 19 solely as a result of that compliance agreement; and

    • (c) any amount that is required to be paid under an undertaking provided under Part 19 solely as a result of that undertaking.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 375
  • 2003, c. 19, s. 9
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 244
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