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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 400 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-18:

Marginal note:Merger application

  •  (1) Two or more registered parties may, at any time other than during the period beginning 30 days before the issue of a writ for an election and ending on polling day, apply to the Chief Electoral Officer to become a single registered party resulting from their merger.

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    (2) An application to merge two or more registered parties must

    • (a) be certified by the leaders of the merging parties;

    • (b) be accompanied by a resolution from each of the merging parties approving the proposed merger; and

    • (c) contain the information required from a party to be registered, except for the information referred to in paragraph 366(2)(i).

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