Parliament of Canada Act
Marginal note:Prohibited contractual dealings
14 (1) No person who is a member of the Senate shall, directly or indirectly, knowingly and wilfully be a party to or be concerned in any contract under which the public money of Canada is to be paid.
Marginal note:Penalty for contravention
(2) Any person who contravenes subsection (1) shall forfeit the sum of two hundred dollars for each day during which the contravention continues.
Marginal note:Recovery of penalty
(3) A sum forfeited by any person under subsection (2) is recoverable from that person by any person who sues for it in any court of competent jurisdiction in Canada.
(4) This section does not render any person liable to forfeiture by reason only that the person
(a) is a shareholder in any corporation having a contract or agreement with the Government of Canada, except any company that undertakes a contract for the building of any public work;
(b) is, or has been, a contractor for the loan of money or of securities for the payment of money to the Government of Canada under the authority of Parliament, after public competition; or
(c) is, or has been, a contractor in respect of the purchase or payment of the public stock or debentures of Canada, on terms common to all persons.
- R.S., c. S-8, s. 22
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