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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 478.2 from 2014-12-19 to 2023-09-13:

Marginal note:Duty to register

  •  (1) Every person who accepts contributions for, or incurs leadership campaign expenses in relation to, their campaign for the leadership of a registered party shall apply to the Chief Electoral Officer for registration as a leadership contestant.

  • Marginal note:Deeming

    (2) For the purposes of Division 1 of this Part and this Division, a leadership contestant is deemed to have been a leadership contestant from the time they accept a contribution, incur a leadership campaign expense or borrow money under section 373.

  • 2003, c. 19, s. 57
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86
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