Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Appointment of auditor
478.25 (1) A nomination contestant who has accepted contributions of $10,000 or more in total or incurred nomination campaign expenses of $10,000 or more in total must appoint an auditor without delay.
Marginal note:Eligibility criteria
(2) The following are eligible to be an auditor for a nomination contestant:
(a) a person who is a member in good standing of a corporation, an association or an institute of professional accountants; or
(b) a partnership every partner of which is a member in good standing of a corporation, an association or an institute of professional accountants.
Marginal note:Ineligibility criteria
(3) The following persons are not eligible to be an auditor for a nomination contestant:
(a) election officers and members of the staff of returning officers;
(b) chief agents of registered parties or eligible parties and registered agents of registered parties;
(c) candidates and official agents of candidates;
(d) electoral district agents of registered associations;
(e) leadership contestants and their leadership campaign agents;
(f) nomination contestants and their financial agents; and
(g) financial agents of registered third parties.
Marginal note:Notification of appointment
(4) Every nomination contestant, without delay after an auditor is appointed, must provide the Chief Electoral Officer with the auditor’s name, address, telephone number and occupation and a signed declaration by the auditor accepting the appointment.
Marginal note:New auditor
(5) If a nomination contestant’s auditor is replaced, the contestant must, without delay, provide the Chief Electoral Officer with the new auditor’s name, address, telephone number and occupation and a signed declaration accepting the appointment.
- 2003, c. 19, s. 57
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