Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Irregular claims or payments — Chief Electoral Officer
478.19 (1) On the written application of a person with a claim to be paid for a nomination campaign expense in relation to a nomination contestant or of the contestant’s financial agent or the contestant in relation to such a claim, the Chief Electoral Officer may, on being satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for so doing, in writing authorize the payment, through the contestant’s financial agent, of the amount claimed if
(a) the invoice or other document evidencing the claim was not sent in accordance with section 478.16; or
(b) the payment was not made in accordance with subsection 478.17(1).
(2) The Chief Electoral Officer may impose any term or condition that he or she considers appropriate on a payment authorized under subsection (1).
- 2003, c. 19, s. 57
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