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Federal Referendum Fees Tariff (SOR/92-433)

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Federal Referendum Fees Tariff

SOR/92-433

CANADA ELECTIONS ACT

REFERENDUM ACT

Registration 1992-07-16

Tariff of Fees, Costs, Allowances and Expenses to be Paid and Allowed to Returning Officers and other Persons Employed at or with respect to a Referendum under the Referendum Act

P.C. 1992-1628 1992-07-16

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the President of the Privy Council and the Chief Electoral Officer, pursuant to subsections 198(1), 202(1) and 204(2) of the Canada Elections Act, as adapted by regulations made by the Chief Electoral Officer on July 14, 1992Footnote * pursuant to section 7 of the Referendum ActFootnote **, and subsection 198(2) of the Canada Elections Act as that provision applies pursuant to subsection 7(1) of the Referendum ActFootnote **, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Tariff of fees, costs, allowances and expenses to be paid and allowed to returning officers and other persons employed at or with respect to a referendum under the Referendum Act, effective July 1, 1992.

Short Title

 This Tariff may be cited as the Federal Referendum Fees Tariff.

Interpretation

 In this Tariff,

Act

Act means the Referendum Act; (Loi)

supervising deputy returning officer

supervising deputy returning officer means an individual who supervises the deputy returning officers of five or more polling stations located in a central polling place. (scrutateur principal)

General

 The fees, costs, allowances and expenses set out in the schedule shall be paid and allowed to returning officers and other persons employed at or with respect to a referendum under the Act other than persons to whom the Special Voting Rules Referendum Fees Tariff applies.

 The population figures referred to in the schedule shall be based on the most recent census of population under subsection 19(1) of the Statistics Act.

  •  (1) The rates for travel and living expenses referred to in items 3, 4, 6 and 7 of the schedule are the rates set out in the Treasury Board Travel Directive that are in effect at the time the services are performed.

  • (2) The rates for travel and living expenses referred to in items 1, 5, 12, 14, 16, 27, 31, 32, 35 and 38 of the schedule are the rates set out in the Treasury Board Travel Directive that are in effect at the time writs are issued.

 The Chief Electoral Officer may determine a rate of remuneration and may set fees for the performance of any service performed pursuant to the Act by any person other than those persons referred to in items 1 to 38 of the schedule.

Increases

 Where the amounts provided in any of items 1 to 38 of the schedule do not, by reason of the size or character of the electoral district, or by reason of other special circumstances, constitute sufficient remuneration to referendum officers and other persons employed in connection with the conduct of a referendum, including printers and landlords of premises used for the purpose of the referendum, the Chief Electoral Officer may authorize the payment of an additional amount to provide sufficient remuneration.

 
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