403. Within six months after a merger
(a) each of the merging parties shall provide the Chief Electoral Officer with the documents referred to in subsection 424(1) for
(i) the portion of its current fiscal period that ends on the day before the day on which the merger takes effect, and
(ii) any earlier fiscal period for which those documents have not been provided; and
(b) the merged party shall provide the Chief Electoral Officer with
(i) a statement, prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, of its assets and liabilities, including any surplus or deficit, at the date of the merger,
(ii) an auditor’s report, submitted to the chief agent of the merged party, as to whether the statement presents fairly and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles the information on which it was based, and
(iii) a declaration in the prescribed form by the chief agent of the merged party concerning the statement.
- 2000, c. 9, s. 403;
- 2001, c. 21, s. 21.
Division 1.1Registration of Electoral District Associations and Financial Administration of Registered Associations
Registration of Electoral District Associations
Marginal note:Duty to register
403.01 No electoral district association of a registered party shall, unless it is registered,
(a) accept contributions;
(b) provide goods or services or transfer funds to a candidate endorsed by a registered party;
(c) provide goods or services or transfer funds to a registered party or a registered association; or
(d) accept surplus electoral funds of a candidate, surplus leadership campaign funds of a leadership contestant or surplus nomination campaign funds of a nomination contestant.
- 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
Marginal note:Contents of application
403.02 (1) An application for registration of an electoral district association of a registered party may be submitted to the Chief Electoral Officer by the association, and must include
(a) the full name of the association and of the electoral district;
(b) the full name of the registered party;
(c) the address of the office of the association at which records are maintained and to which communications may be addressed;
(d) the names and addresses of the chief executive officer and other officers of the association;
(e) the name and address of the appointed auditor of the association; and
(f) the name and address of the financial agent of the association.
Marginal note:Accompanying documents
(2) The application must be accompanied by
(a) the signed consent of the financial agent to so act;
(b) the signed consent of the auditor to so act; and
(c) a declaration signed by the leader of the party certifying that the electoral district association is an electoral district association of the party.
Marginal note:Examination of application
(3) The Chief Electoral Officer shall register an electoral district association that meets the requirements of subsections (1) and (2). In the case of a refusal to register, the Chief Electoral Officer shall indicate which of those requirements have not been met.
Marginal note:Date of registration
(4) An electoral district association is registered as of the date on which the Chief Electoral Officer enters it in the registry of electoral district associations.
- 2003, c. 19, s. 23.
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