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Special Voting Rules Referendum Fees Tariff (SI/92-133)

Regulations are current to 2020-03-05

SCHEDULE(Section 2)Fees, Costs, Allowances and Expenses Payable to Referendum Officers

Special Returning Officers
During a Referendum
  • 1 Each special returning officer shall be paid, for all services performed by the special returning officer during a referendum, blank line

$9,283.00
Special Assignments
  • 2 Where at any time the Chief Electoral Officer requests a special returning officer to carry out a special assignment, the officer shall be paid

a) a fee for all services performed in connection with that assignment, per hour, of blank line27.67
b) for living expenses in connection with the services referred to in paragraph (a) blank linethe allowances established by the Treasury Board Travel Directive, at the rates in effect at the time the services are performed
Information Sessions on Referendum Matters
  • 3 Where the Chief Electoral Officer requests that a special returning officer attend a training session or a referendum debriefing session, the officer shall be paid

a) for each day of attendance at a training session blank line$175.00
b) for each day of attendance at a referendum debriefing session blank line225.00
c) for meals and incidental expenses at the place where the session is held if that place is not the place of residence of the officer blank linethe allowances established by the Treasury Board Travel Directive, at the rates in effect at the time of attendance
Chief Assistants
During a Referendum
  • 4 Each chief assistant shall be paid, for all services performed by the chief assistant during a referendum, blank line

$7,272.00
Special Assignments
  • 5 Where at any time the Chief Electoral Officer requests a chief assistant to carry out a special assignment, the chief assistant shall be paid

a) a fee for all services performed in connection with that assignment, per hour, of blank line$20.75
b) for living expenses in connection with the services referred to in paragraph (a) blank linethe allowances established by the Treasury Board Travel Directive, at the rates in effect at the time the services are performed
Information Sessions on Referendum Matters
  • 6 Where the Chief Electoral Officer requests that a chief assistant attend a training session or a referendum debriefing session, the chief assistant shall be paid

a) for each day of attendance at a training session blank line$175.00
b) for each day of attendance at a referendum debriefing session blank line166.00
c) for meals and incidental expenses at the place where the session is held if that place is not the place of residence of the chief assistant blank linethe allowances established by the Treasury Board Travel Directive, at the rates in effect at the time of attendance
Scrutineers
  • 7 Each scrutineer shall be paid, for all services performed by the scrutineer during a referendum, blank line

$77.80 per day, not to exceed $1,478.20 in the aggregate
Clerical Assistants
  • 8 Each clerical assistant shall be paid, for all services performed by the clerical assistant during a referendum, blank line

$62.50 per day
Living Allowances
  • 9 In the voting territories referred to in subsections 5(1) and (2) of the Special Voting Rules, the special returning officers, chief assistants and scrutineers shall be paid, for meals and incidental expenses in respect of necessary travel away from their place of residence in connection with the conduct of a referendum, blank line

the allowances established by the Treasury Board Travel Directive, at the rates in effect on the day of the issue of the writ
 
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