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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 477.1 from 2019-06-13 to 2024-04-01:

Marginal note:Duty to appoint official agent

  •  (1) A candidate shall appoint an official agent before accepting a provision of goods or services under section 364, accepting a transfer of funds under that section, accepting a contribution, borrowing money under section 373 or incurring an electoral campaign expense within the meaning of subsection 375(1).

  • Marginal note:Appointment of auditor

    (2) A candidate shall appoint an auditor without delay if

    • (a) they accept contributions of $10,000 or more in total;

    • (b) they incur electoral campaign expenses of $10,000 or more in total; or

    • (c) they receive 10% or more of the valid votes cast in the electoral district in which they are a candidate.

  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 288

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