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Canada Elections Act (S.C. 2000, c. 9)

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Act current to 2024-05-28 and last amended on 2023-06-22. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Maximum election expenses allowed

  •  (1) The election expenses limit that is allowed for a candidate’s election expenses in an electoral district is the product of the base amount for an electoral district determined under section 477.5 and the inflation adjustment factor referred to in section 384 on the day on which the writ is issued.

  • Marginal note:Maximum expenses: postponement of polling day

    (2) If the Governor in Council orders the postponement of polling day under subsection 59(4) for an electoral district along with the corresponding extension of the election period, then the election expenses limit calculated under subsection (1) for a candidate in that electoral district is increased by adding to it the product of

    • (a) the election expenses limit calculated under subsection (1) divided by the number of days in the election period before it was extended, and

    • (b) the number of days by which the election period is extended.

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