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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 477.81 from 2019-06-13 to 2022-09-11:


Marginal note:Notice of estimated surplus

  •  (1) If the Chief Electoral Officer estimates that a candidate has a surplus of electoral funds, the Chief Electoral Officer shall issue a notice of the estimated amount of the surplus to the candidate’s official agent.

  • Marginal note:Disposal of surplus funds

    (2) The candidate’s official agent shall dispose of a surplus of electoral funds within 60 days after the day on which they receive the notice of estimated surplus.

  • Marginal note:Disposal without notice

    (3) If a candidate has a surplus of electoral funds but their official agent has not received a notice of estimated surplus, the official agent shall dispose of the surplus within 60 days after, as the case may be,

    • (a) the day on which they receive the final instalment of the reimbursement of the candidate’s expenses; or

    • (b) the day on which the Chief Electoral Officer is provided with the candidate’s electoral campaign return, if the candidate did not receive the reimbursement mentioned in paragraph (a).

  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 306
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